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.


Leaders at the Capitol say Minnesota has chance to ‘go really big’ on housing

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.

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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.

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Former NBA star plans to build apartments in a Minneapolis warehouse

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.

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Golden Valley legalizes accessory dwelling units

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.

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Winona woman helps people erase the stigma of past mistakes

StarTribune · 14 October 2022

People being denied housing or jobs based on long-ago records learn how to seal them from public view.

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The Housing Revolution Is Coming

The Atlantic · 5 October 2022

Accessory dwelling units might just spell the end of the American suburb as we know it—in the best possible way.

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Whatever Happened to the Starter Home?

New York Times · 25 September 2022

The economics of the housing market, and the local rules that shape it, have squeezed out entry-level homes.

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Minnetonka gets first new affordable single-family home in more than 20 years

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.

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Mortgage rates hit 6%, first time since 2008 housing crash

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.

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3 residential towers will replace downtown Minneapolis data building

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.

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Town After Town, Residents Are Fighting Affordable Housing in Connecticut

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

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Edina Grapples with History of Whiteness

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.

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Minnesota agrees to improve access to housing for people with disabilities

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.

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Some schools build affordable housing to retain teachers

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.

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The Real Villain in the Gentrification Story

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.

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