Dorothy A. Brown · New York Times · 20 March 2021
Black Americans are often unable to build wealth from homeownership in the same way their white peers are, in large part because home prices are generally set by the people who make up the majority of buyers: white Americans.
Amanda Abrams · New York Times · 17 March 2021
Several banks have announced initiatives totaling billions of dollars that are aimed at addressing racial inequalities, but observers say the programs need to be carefully tailored.
Jeff Washburne · StarTribune · 14 March 2021
Minnesotans have done a great job of studying reporting, and making goals to address racial disparities but have not moved on the racial disparities that exist in homeownership.
Kim Palmer · StarTribune · 15 March 2021
An accessory dwelling unit (ADU) allowed parents to retire in their adult child’s backyard.
Charlotte Cowles · New York Times · 5 February 2021
While not currently allowed in Edina, this article about accessory dwelling units (ADUs) describes a growing trend. The article says, “In recent years…urban planners and policy wonks have hailed [ADUs] as a major solution to growing housing shortages for the country’s ballooning senior population. The option is especially attractive in denser areas where homes are typically expensive and unfit for people who might someday struggle with stairs and slippery bathtubs.”