MinnPost · 28 November 2022
A budget surplus, DFL control ofthe legislature, and the bipartisan nature of housing issues are leading to optimism about housing at the State Capitol.
More Senate Democrats Seek Investigation of Tech Firm Accused of Colluding With Landlords to Hike Apartment Rents
ProPublica · 17 November 2022
Amy Klobuchar, the senator tasked with overseeing federal antitrust enforcement is urging the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate whether a Texas-based company’s price-setting software is undermining competition and pushing up rents.
Axios · 8 November 2022
Former NBA player Devean George is planning to create a modular construction plant near Target Field to build apartment units. The plant would provide 315 jobs and could result in lower housing costs.
StarTribune · 2 November 2022
The west metro suburb is the latest Minnesota community to allow small residential units that can be added onto a single-family lot.
StarTribune · 19 September 2022
Construction has started on the first of what could be more than a dozen homes on land owned by Mills Church, which is partnering with Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity to develop permanently affordable housing on the 2.3-acre site.
Associated Press · 15 September 2022
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates climbed over 6% this week for the first time since the housing crash of 2008.
StarTribune · 15 September 2022
A Twin Cities developer plans to demolish a vacant office building in downtown Minneapolis and replace it with three towers of mostly apartments.
New York Times · 4 September 2022
Throughout Fairfield County, Conn., local residents and elected officials are seeking to
block large housing projects that include units affordable to low- and moderate-income
MinnPost · 31 August 2022
Edina’s history of racial exclusion is described in Chad Montrie’s new book, Whiteness in Plain View. The city has been working for years to create more opportunity and to welcome diversity. Edina Neighbors for Affordable Housing works with the city to support the development or more affordable housing in the community.
StarTribune · 29 July 2022
Minnesota’s human services agency will do more to help thousands of people with disabilities move out of group homes and into independent housing, ending a class action lawsuit that accused the state of practices that cut people off from mainstream society.
StarTribune · 15 July 2022
The Jefferson Union High School District in San Mateo County’s Daly City is among just a handful of places in the country with educator housing. But with a national teacher shortage and rapidly rising rents, the working-class district could serve as a harbinger as schools across the U.S. seek to attract and retain educators.
Atlantic · 16 June 2022
The real villains in the tale of gentrification are not 20-something new entrants to mixed-income neighborhoods, but NIMBY homeowners in the wealthiest ones.