About Housing Affordability Institute

Founded in 2018 by Housing First Minnesota, the leading building industry trade association in Minnesota, Housing Affordability Institute is a 501c(3) think tank seeking to increase housing affordability and access while advancing homeownership opportunities for all. Housing Affordability Institute produces industry-leading research and commentary on homeownership and the cost drivers behind our growing affordability challenges.


Develop better housing policies that increase homeownership opportunities, housing access, and housing affordability for all.

Our Team

Nick Erickson
Executive Director
Email: nick@housingaffordabilityinstitute.org

Media Inquiries: katie@housingfirstmn.org