Heritage Park public housing assistance

Agency Overview

The mission of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) is to promote and deliver quality, well-managed homes to a diverse low income population and, with partners, contribute to the well-being of the individuals, families and community we serve.

As a Moving to Work agency MPHA has flexibility to allocate resources and develop initiatives.  Through its public housing and Section 8 HCV programs, MPHA provides housing to over 21,000 persons in the City of Minneapolis.

MPHA History

MPHA became an independent government agency in April of 1991.

Board of Commissioners

MPHA’s Board of Commissioners consists of nine members appointed by the Mayor and City Council.  They set policy and approve the agency’s budget.

Executive Director/CEO

Cora McCorvey took the helm as the agency’s first woman and African-American executive director when MPHA became an independent agency.

News, Publications & Policies

MPHA News Releases, Annual and Financial reports, Moving To Work Plans and Reports and other important documents of interest.