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4d Affordable Housing Incentive Program

Minneapolis’s 4d program preserves affordable homes in Minneapolis by helping rental property owners obtain property tax reductions if they agree to keep 20% or more of their rental units affordable. The program also helps owners make existing buildings greener through cost sharing for energy efficiency improvements and solar installations.

What is affordable housing?

Benefits for Property Owners

Eligibility Guidelines

Owners of market-rate rental properties that meet the following criteria:

Property owner commitment

Record a 10-year affordability declaration on your property stating:

Modifications to 4d program commitments:

Application process and timeline 

Yearly compliance requirements and deadlines

Other important dates

Stay Informed

Sign up to receive email updates about the Minneapolis 4d Affordable Housing Incentive Program. Please email [email protected] for the fastest response, or call 612-673-5055.  

Selling your property?

The City works several with non-profit partner organizations that can buy properties and help apartments stay affordable by utilizing City financing. For more information, please email [email protected] or call 612-673-5055.      

Last updated Jan 15, 2021



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