HousingLink Research

HousingLink provides research, data, analytics and expertise to Minnesota's affordable housing sector. As experts in both subsidized and private market rental housing supply, HousingLink has contributed data and expertise for numerous multi-agency collaborative efforts. HousingLink has also partnered with a variety of organizations, public agencies, and private entities to produce both recurring and one-time research work in the following areas of concern:

  • Supply and demand.
  • Preservation.
  • Location and number of affordable housing units.
  • Market analysis.
  • Rent reasonableness.
  • Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher analysis.
  • Demographics.
  • Foreclosure.
  • and more!

Custom Research

To discuss how HousingLink research can meet your organization’s needs, please contact Dan Hylton, Research Manager, at dhylton@housinglink.org or 612-767-4682 (ext. 4).

Existing HousingLink Research

Rental Market Research
This is the cornerstone of HousingLink’s research work concerning affordable rental housing in MN, including both subsidized and private market housing supply and demand.

This is HousingLink’s searchable database of subsidized rental housing in the Twin Cities. The Streams tool is free to the public.

Twin Cities Rental Revue
This is HousingLink’s subscription-based quarterly median rent report for multifamily, single family, duplex, condo, and townhome rentals in the Twin Cities metro area.

Foreclosure Research
From 2005-2013, HousingLink was engaged in tracking foreclosures in Minnesota at the county level for the MN Foreclosure Partners Council.

Research Links

HousingLink has contributed data, analytics, and expertise to a number of collaborative affordable housing efforts in Minnesota. See Research Links