Edina Neighbors for Affordable Housing (ENAH) is an all-volunteer organization of Edina residents who believe that Edina should be an equitable, welcoming, and sustainable community with senior and workforce housing available for people of all income levels at all stages of life.


Cities, suburbs helped ensure housing density measures’ defeat despite broad support

MinnPost · 24 April 2024

Having the state require more density in single-family housing zones as well as making it harder for cities to block multifamily buildings in commercial zones was portrayed as a threat to local control.

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America’s Affordable Housing Crisis

New York Times · 27 March 2024

Tens of millions of families, across red and blue states, struggle with rent and home prices. The reason is a longstanding housing shortage.

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Opinion: The Minnesota building code should loosen up about single-stair buildings

MinnPost · 18 March 2024

Larger apartment buildings are built with two staircases, but the requirement hurts efforts to improve access to affordable housing, especially for families.

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Powerful Realtor Group Agrees to Slash Commissions to Settle Lawsuits

New York Times · 15 March 2024

The National Association of Realtors will pay $418 million in damages and will amend several rules that housing experts say will drive down housing costs.

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The Surprising Left-Right Alliance That Wants More Apartments in Suburbs

New York Times · 9 March 2024

Legislators from both sides of the political divide are working to add duplexes and apartments to single-family neighborhoods.

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Bill would limit companies buying, renting out single-family homes

Minnesota Reformer · 6 March 2024

A bill authored by Rep. Esther Agbaje, DFL-Minneapolis, would prevent companies from purchasing and renting out single-family homes en masse.

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Developers Got Backing for Affordable Housing. Then the Neighborhood Found Out.

New York Times · 1 March 2024

The push from an affluent community in South Carolina to kill a plan for 60 subsidized apartments brought into public view how hard it is to give low-income families access to opportunity-rich neighborhoods.

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It’s Massachusetts v. Milton in a key test of state’s ambitious new housing law

Boston Globe · 27 February 2024

The court case could represent a defining moment for Massachusetts’ most ambitious
housing law in decades.

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Bill looks to supersede residential zoning rules across Minnesota

StarTribune · 21 February 2024

A bipartisan group of legislators want to relax local zoning rules that block apartments from being built in many Minnesota cities.

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Want to reform housing? Take a look at parking.

Route Fifty · 8 February 2024

The expectation of easy and free parking is partly behind the country’s housing shortage, putting more pressure on state and local leaders to rethink the ubiquitous parking infrastructure.

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Amid a Housing Crunch, Religious Groups Unlock Land to Build Homes

New York Times · 24 January 2024

Faith-based organizations are seeing the need and feeling the pull to do something to address the need for affordable housing.

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Teachers can’t afford housing, so school districts are building homes

Route Fifty · 4 January 2024

Teachers often do not earn enough to cover housing costs. It’s a challenge exacerbating an already dire teacher shortage in many communities, pushing some school districts to dive right into the housing industry.

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New York City Aims to Build Affordable Housing in Wealthier Neighborhoods

New York Times · 26 December 2023

New York City officials on Tuesday will put forward a plan to direct public money toward mixed-income housing projects in wealthier neighborhoods.

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How College Football Is Clobbering Housing Markets Across the Country

New York Times · 18 December 2023

Short-term rentals are taking over college towns.

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Here’s How Houston Is Fighting Homelessness — and Winning

New York Times · 22 November 2023

The Houston region has slashed homelessness by more than 60 percent since 2011.

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