Affordable Housing Trust Fund Program (AHTF)

The AHTF Program provides gap financing for affordable and mixed-income rental housing, housing production and preservation projects. The purpose of this program is to finance the production and preservation/stabilization of affordable and mixed-income rental housing projects in Minneapolis. Program funds are offered through an annual competitive RFP process.  Please direct any questions regarding the program or the funding application process to Carrie Flack at 612-673-5240.

Here is more information that further describes the AHTF Program:


2019 Affordable Housing Trust Fund Program (AHTF) Request for Proposals

The City of Minneapolis is preparing the 2019 Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) Program Policies and Procedures and Request for Proposal. The Program’s purpose is to help finance the production, preservation or stabilization of affordable rental housing in Minneapolis. There are a number of changes proposed this year including:

Changes to 2019 AHTF Program Policies and Procedures:

  1. Section II updated policy guidance
  2. Section III updated program goals
  3. Section V updated and new program funding language
  4. Section VIII D new Fair Housing Policy section
  5. Section VIII E revised appraisal language
  6. Section VIII AA new ACP 50 and Non-ACP 50 language
  7. Section VIII FF new language
  8. Section VIII HH revised maximum award amounts
  9. Section VIII JJ deleted language
  10. Section VIII NN revised timing
  11. Section VIII QQ clarification and new attachment of City policy
  12. Section VIII RR clarification
  13. Section VIII VV updated language

Changes to 2019 AHTF Request for Proposal:

  1. Section III revised language deleting senior housing set aside of 30%
  2. Section IV updated and language
  3. Section VIII updated and language

Changes to 2019 AHTF RFP Scoring Criteria:

  1. Introductory paragraph updated and language
  2. Section II change to minimum point threshold
  3. Section III A new language regarding secured funding
  4. Section III E new ACP 50 and Non-ACP 50 language and map reference
  5. Section III F new language and point revision
  6. Section III P point revision
  7. Section III T new ACP 50 and Non-ACP 50 language and map reference

Comments regarding these proposed changes are being accepted for the next 45 days between the date of this letter and 4:00 p.m., CDT, on April 15, 2019. Deliver or mail comments to the following:

Minneapolis CPED
Attn: Carrie Goldberg
105 5th Avenue South, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 673-5240

  1. Letter for 2019 Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) 45 day public comment (PDF)
  2. 2019 Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) Program Policies and Procedures 45 day review draft (PDF)
  3. 2019 Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) Request for Proposals (RFP) 45 day review draft (PDF)
  4. 2019 Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) Supporting Documents 45 day review draft (PDF)
     

2018 Affordable Housing Trust Fund Program (AHTF) Request for Proposals

The City of Minneapolis is soliciting development funding proposals for the Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) Program. The Program’s purpose is to help finance the production, preservation or stabilization of affordable rental housing in Minneapolis. The AHTF Request for Proposals (RFP), program information, funding proposal submittal requirements and application materials may be found here:

Funding proposals are being accepted between the date of this letter and 4:00 p.m., CDT, on July 3, 2018. Proposals delivered after this deadline will be returned without being reviewed. The order in which the proposals are received will be noted, and developers are encouraged to submit funding proposals before the deadline if possible. The City has the right to reject any and all applications at its sole discretion. Deliver or mail complete applications in accordance with the RFP to the following:
Minneapolis CPED

Attn: Carrie Goldberg
Crown Roller Mill Building
105 5th Avenue South, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Questions regarding this RFP or the AHTF Program should be directed to Carrie Goldberg at 612-673-5240.

2018 Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) Request for Proposal Materials:

1. Cover Letter (PDF).
2. Request for Proposal (PDF).
3. Attachments (PDF).

 

2017 Affordable Housing Trust Fund Program (AHTF) Request for Proposals

The City of Minneapolis is soliciting development funding proposals for the Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) Program. The Program’s purpose is to help finance the production, preservation or stabilization of affordable rental housing in Minneapolis. The AHTF Request for Proposals (RFP), program information, funding proposal submittal requirements and application materials may be found here:

Funding proposals are being accepted between the date of this letter and 4:00 p.m., CDT, on July 7, 2017. Proposals delivered after this deadline will be returned without being reviewed. The order in which the proposals are received will be noted, and developers are encouraged to submit funding proposals before the deadline if possible. The City has the right to reject any and all applications at its sole discretion. Deliver or mail complete applications in accordance with the RFP to the following:

Minneapolis CPED
Attn: Carrie Goldberg
Crown Roller Mill Building
105 5th Avenue South, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Questions regarding this RFP or the AHTF Program should be directed to Carrie Goldberg at 612-673-5240.

2017 Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) Request for Proposal Materials:

a. Cover Letter (pdf)
b. RFP (pdf)
c. Attachments (pdf)
 

2016 Affordable Housing Trust Fund Program (AHTF) Request for Proposals

The City of Minneapolis is soliciting development funding proposals for the Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) Program. The Program’s purpose is to help finance the production, preservation or stabilization of affordable rental housing in Minneapolis. The AHTF Request for Proposals (RFP), program information, funding proposal submittal requirements and application materials may be found here:

Funding proposals are being accepted between the date of this letter and 4:00 p.m., CDT, on June 30, 2016. Proposals delivered after this deadline will be returned without being reviewed. The order in which the proposals are received will be noted, and developers are encouraged to submit funding proposals before the deadline if possible. The City has the right to reject any and all applications at its sole discretion. Deliver or mail complete applications in accordance with the RFP to the following:

Minneapolis CPED
Attn: Carrie Flack
Crown Roller Mill Building
105 5th Avenue South, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Questions regarding this RFP or the AHTF Program should be directed to Carrie Flack at 612-673-5240.

2016 Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF) Request for Proposal Materials:

     a. Cover Letter (pdf)
     b. RFP (pdf)
     c. Attachments (pdf)

Minneapolis CPED
Attn: Carrie Flack
Crown Roller Mill Building
105 5th Avenue South, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-673-5240


2015 Affordable Housing Trust Fund Program (AHTF) Request for Proposals

The City of Minneapolis is soliciting development funding proposals for the Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF). The program’s purpose is to help finance the production, preservation or stabilization of affordable rental housing in Minneapolis.

Funding proposals are being accepted between June 3, 2015 and 4:00 p.m., CDT, on July 9, 2015. Proposals delivered after this deadline will be returned without being reviewed. The order in which the proposals are received will be noted, and developers are encouraged to submit funding proposals before the deadline if possible. The City has the right to reject any and all applications at its sole discretion. Deliver or mail complete applications to the following person and address:

Minneapolis CPED
Attn: Carrie Flack
Crown Roller Mill Building
105 – 5th Avenue South, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Questions about this RFP or the AHTF Program should be directed to Carrie Flack at 612-673-5240.

2015 AHTF Program and RFP Materials

Complete 2015 AHTF RFP with the cover letter, Program RFP, and attachments that are posted separately below


2014 Affordable Housing Trust Fund Program (AHTF) Request for Proposals

This funding round is now closed.  Funding proposals were accepted from May 15, 2014 through June 26, 2014. 2014 AHTF Program and RFP Materials


2013 Affordable Housing Trust Fund Program (AHTF) Request for Proposals

This funding round is now closed.  Funding proposals were accepted from May 15, 2013 through June 28, 2013. 2013 AHTF Program and RFP Materials


2012 Affordable Housing Trust Fund Program (AHTF) - Supplemental Pipeline RFP (CDBG Only)

Please direct any questions regarding the program or the application process to Carrie Flack at 612-673-5240.

Online information from the City of Minneapolis at MinneapolisMN.gov/CPED

 

Last updated Mar 5, 2019

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