Minneapolis Public Housing Authority

Abdi Warsame, Executive Director/CEO
1001 Washington Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN
(612) 342-1400
(612) 335-4494
MTW Agency

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 7012
Vouchers 5449
Total Units 12461

Latest News

5.31.23 Members Making News
From the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority's website: On Monday, the Minnesota Legislature wrapped up its legislative session, establishing the state’s biennial budget for the next two years. Included in the final billion-dollar housing budget (HF 2335) was a direct one-time cash grant of $5...
3.7.23 Members Making News
From MinnPost: A Minnesota Senate committee will take up a proposal on Friday to grant $45 million to the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority to fix up hundreds of houses that the agency rents to some of the city’s lowest-income families. Most of the families with children that MPHA...
1.24.23 Members Making News
From KARE 11 Minneapolis: It's been a little more than three years since the fatal fire at Hiawatha Towers in Minneapolis' Cedar Riverside neighborhood.  Five people died in that public housing building the day before Thanksgiving, 2019, and state authorities later determined...
3.4.22 Awards/Grants, Members Making News
From the Metropolitan Council's press release: With affordable housing in short supply in the Twin Cities region, the Metropolitan Council has approved $8 million in grant awards to 10 affordable housing developments. The grants will fill project funding gaps and help create 557 new affordable...
12.2.21 Members Making News
From the Star Tribune: The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority plans to demolish more than a dozen houses it owns and replace them with 84 units in four- and six-plexes across the city. The roughly $34 million project is expected to begin in the summer of 2022 and calls for replacing aging...
11.18.21 Members Making News
 Public housing authorities know that providing stable housing is only the first step in helping families thrive. A comprehensive approach that combines health, education, and housing programs has shown to dramatically improve life outcomes for low-income families. Public housing authorities...
7.19.21 Members Making News, CLPHA Member Update
On Tuesday, July 20 at 2:30 p.m. ET, Minneapolis Public Housing Authority Executive Director and CEO Abdi Warsame will testify at the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development's hearing "Safe at Home: Preserving and...
4.30.21 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
CLPHA congratulates our members who were awarded HUD's Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Mobility Demonstration grants! CLPHA members awardees include: Chester Housing Authority, Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Housing Authority of Pittsburgh, Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, New York...
2.23.21 Members Making News
From the Star Tribune:    For Abdi Warsame, trust is everything. It's a sentiment the former City Council member thinks about often as he navigates his first year in his "dream job" leading the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority. For months, he's worked through Zoom video calls...
3.5.20 Members Making News
From the Minnesota Reformer: The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority will sell 717 of its housing units to a non-profit organization it created and runs called Community Housing Resources — one of the largest transactions of its kind in the country. MPHA’s Board of Commissioners approved the...

Job Openings

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The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority is seeking a highly qualified Deputy Executive Director to lead, manage, and provide direct supervision of the top managers in the Low-Income Public Housing Division, the Housing Choice Voucher Division, the Affordable Properties Division, and other...
Location: ,
Posted on 10.21.22
Applications due by 11.20.22

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