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Register Now: Webinar for 2019 New Construction Proposals
If you are planning to apply for a New Construction project through the 2019 Single Family RFP, make sure to join us for this upcoming Webinar. Minnesota Housing staff will provide information and guidelines about visitability and prevailing wage, including best practices for incorporating visitability. 
  • Who: New construction applicants only. Visitability and prevailing wage do not apply to affordability gap, owner-occupied rehabilitation, or acquisition, rehabilitation, resale activities. If you are applying only for these activities, it is not necessary for you to participate in this webinar.
  • When: Thursday, May 9 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Register: Click here to register for the Webinar. If you are unable to attend, the Webinar will be recorded and posted on the Impact Fund webpage.
2019 Single Family RFP Reminders
The 2019 Single Family RFP application deadline is Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 12:00 pm. Applicants must submit both one hard copy and an electronic copy of the completed Single Family RFP application materials, including all required documentation, to Minnesota Housing by the application deadline. Submittals that are late or substantially incomplete will not be accepted.
Review the
Single Family RFP Application Guide and Instructions for more information about the RFP and submitting applications.
Technical Assistance and Training
Technical assistance opportunities are available to applicants. Please contact the Impact Fund team at
Impact.Fund.MHFA@state.mn.us to request technical assistance for your proposal.
You can also watch our recorded Technical Assistance Training, which includes details on the process, application tips, how proposals will be scored and timelines. Click below to view or find it on the Impact Fund web pageYou can also find information about our funding partners, Greater Minnesota Housing Fund and Metropolitan Council on the Impact Fund web page
Updated Impact Fund Income Limits
The following income limits are effective for Impact Fund units closed on or after May 1, 2019.
Gross Household Income
11-County Twin Cities Metro Area*
Rochester MSA**
Balance of State
50% AMI
60% AMI
80% AMI
100% AMI
115% AMI
*Counties of Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, Isanti, Ramsey, Scott, Sherburne, Washington and Wright
**Dodge and Olmsted Counties
Co-funder program income limits vary. Consult with specific co-funder partners for additional information.
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