Find initiatives and collaborations working on housing-related issues and learn about effective strategies for action.
Affordable Housing: Making it a Reality
Regional mayors' task force identifies ways to meet need for more affordable housing.
Changing the face of housing
Seeks to correct the significant under-representation of communities of color in affordable housing processes and decisions in Minnesota.
The Emerging Markets Homeownership Initiative
Public-private partnership to increase home ownership in communities of color.
Heading Home Hennepin
Ten year plan to end homelessness in Minneapolis and Hennepin County.
Heading Home Minnesota
A statewide initiative to end the cycle of homelessness.
Minnesota's Plan to End Long-Term Homelessness
The state's vision to end homelessness by 2010.
The Student Guide to Ending Homelessness
A guide from the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless, authored by students, for students who want to end homelessness.
These websites identify proven strategies to address this topic area. Keep in mind that each source differs in their definition of what is "evidence-based" or "proven."
National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) - Searchable registry of interventions supporting mental health promotion, substance abuse prevention, and mental health and substance abuse treatment. From the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Social Programs that Work - Includes information about social program interventions across an array of topics, including early childhood through postsecondary education, housing, employment, crime, and health and mental health. Sponsored by the Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy.
U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness Solutions Database - Searchable database of programs and practices that address homelessness.