Case Studies

Case Studies in the Minnesota Toolbox are grouped into six categories, each of which reflects a role that the state and local governments can play to ensure the availability of a full range of housing choices for Minnesota families. Select a category to view the case studies and learn more.

Housing Choice Finance Case Studies

Using the momentum of the marketplace and local tax resources to increase the supply of housing options in your community.

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Housing & Neighborhood Preservation Case Studies

Preserving the existing housing stock as a community resource that is well-maintained and marketable now and into the future.

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New Housing Opportunities Case Studies

Increasing the supply of new housing by spurring private development of underutilized or contaminated property and publicly-owned buildings and land.

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Homeownership Support Case Studies

Helping spur homeownership, providing resources to make informed decisions and providing programs that help homeowners stay stably housed.

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Health, Connectedness & Livability Case Studies

Encouraging and supporting connected, healthy, and livable communities, taking a sustainable approach to environmental, cultural, economic, and human resources.

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Sustainable Development Case Studies

Supporting actions to reduce the region's overall carbon footprint by lowering the impact on of development on the environment, reducing the long-term maintenance of buildings and spaces and providing energy efficiency to lower overall energy costs.

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