Housing Director



Laura joined MMCDC in 1998. To help meet the affordable housing needs of the organization, she is responsible for the oversight of all rental housing properties owned or managed by MMCDC. This includes ensuring compliance of all local, state and federal housing programs, such as Section 42 and Section 8 / Housing Choice Voucher, and multi-family LIHTC and HUD housing programs.


Laura brings with her over 35 years of experience in the industry. She previously worked for a public housing authority and served as treasurer for a small community. Laura frequently partners with social services, public housing authorities, community action programs and other providers to bring needed services to families. She attended Bemidji State University.

Laura McKnight