David Schultz · MinnPost · 20 June 2022
Preliminary studies pointed to how the change in zoning brought about increases in housing costs in low-income neighborhoods of Minneapolis — an early sign of speculation and gentrification.
As the last elements of pandemic-related housing aid come to an end, advocates fear a rise in Twin Cities homelessness
Solomon Gustavo · MinnPost · 1 June 2022
Twin Cities shelters saw saw a significant drop in the number of people accessing their services when pandemic aid set in. But those same shelters have also started seeing an uptick again.
Star Tribune · StarTribune · 19 May 2022
Thanks to strong partnerships, substantial help is on the way to ease the critical affordable housing shortage in the Twin Cities.
Shannon Prather · StarTribune · 28 May 2022
St. Louis Park is now one of about 10 communities in the Twin Cities area that have adopted
what is called an inclusionary housing policy in recent years, according to a tally kept by the Metropolitan Council.
Marisa Endicott · Mother Jones · 24 May 2022
Golden Gate Village has been and remains a foothold for low-income Black residents. But, for the past decade-plus, McLemore has been leading a struggle with housing officials to keep it that way.
Kriston Capps · Bloomberg CityLab · 20 May 2020
A new housing plan by the White House offers a set of actions designed to close the nation’s massive affordability gap. Among its proposals are steps that would lower costs for manufactured homes by expanding financing options. It would also ease barriers around approvals and construction.
Kery Murakami · Route Fifty · 16 May 2022
A White House initiative would give extra points for transportation dollars to states and localities that allow more multifamily housing in areas reserved for single-family homes.
Janie Har · StarTribune · 26 April 2022
Nationally, 43% of students at four-year universities experienced housing insecurity in 2020, up from 35% in 2019.