Editorial: Building momentum on affordable housing

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.

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More Twin Cities area communities embrace affordable housing policies

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.

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Can One Bay Area Housing Complex Radically Change Affordable Housing?

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.

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Biden’s New Housing Plan: Fire Up the House Factories

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.

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Greater Housing Density Would Mean a Better Shot at Grants Under New Biden Plan

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.

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Housing shortage, soaring rents squeeze US college students

Janie Har · StarTribune · 26 April 2022

Nationally, 43% of students at four-year universities experienced housing insecurity in 2020, up from 35% in 2019.

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Minnesota eviction filings soared in April

James Walsh and MaryJo Webster · StarTribune · 7 May 2022

Court filings in April 2022 were not only higher than March, but far above pre-pandemic levels.

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Opinion: Stop blaming millennials for the housing crisis

Catherine Rampell · Washington Post · 21 April 2022

Where, exactly, are millennials supposed to live these days?

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The prescription for healthy communities: Investing in housing

Bukata Hayes, Dr. Rahshana Price-Isuk and Diane Tran · MinnPost · 1 April 2022

By providing access to stable housing, we would not only leverage better health outcomes, but also reduce health care costs.

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Rents reach ‘insane’ levels across US with no end in sight

R.J. Rico · AP News · 20 February 2022

ents have exploded across the country, causing many to dig deep into their savings, downsize to subpar units or fall behind on payments and risk eviction now that a federal moratorium has ended.

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