Support for Mixed Income Housing Development

Resources for communities to explore mixed income housing possibilities

The Council has partnered with the Family Housing Fund and the Urban Land Institute of Minnesota to support mixed income (or inclusionary) housing efforts in the Twin Cities region. These mixed income housing resources are available as a part of the Housing Counts Initiativea toolkit for stakeholders responding to affordable housing needs in the region. 


Together, Housing Counts partners developed the Mixed Income Housing Feasibility Calculator. The Calculator is a new online tool for community stakeholders, prepopulated with data tailored to the Twin Cities region. Calculator users can

  • customize inputs and assumptions about developments
  • experiment with different incentives and affordable housing requirements

The Calculator is free and available at mncalculator.housingcounts.org. 


Watch the tutorial about The Calculator and how to use it:

The Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) Regional Mixed Income Housing Feasibility Education and Action Project is a project sponsored by The Family Housing Fund and the Urban Land Institute Minnesota/Regional Council of Mayors (ULI MN/RCM) Housing Initiative, with funding support from The McKnight Foundation and Metropolitan Council.