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.


Senior Housing that Seniors Actually Like

New York Times · 29 January 2023

Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) are on the rise.

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Homeless mom left her dog with note, ‘please love me.’ A shelter reunited them.

Washington Post · 27 January, 2023

Lilo, a 4-year-old German shepherd-Great Pyrenees mix, was found wandering inChattanooga, Tennessee, alone. Her family was homeless. The shortage of pet-friendly shelters and affordable housing presents a challenge to those seeking to reunite the family with their beloved pet.

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The Governors Wading Deeper Into the Housing Crisis

Route Fifty · 20 January 2023

A national housing crunch is spurring governors around the country to venture into debates that typically consume local officials: regulating where new housing can go and figuring out how to entice developers to build more of it.

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What would it take to turn more offices into housing?

New York Times · 27 December 2022

Empty office space could be turned into housing.

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Smaller lots, cheaper homes?

StarTribune · 27 December 2022

Richfield and Bllomington are looking at zoning changes to improve the affordability of homes.

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The Climate Impact of Your Neighborhood, Mapped

New York Times · 13 December 2022

This article allows the reader to zero in on graphics showing neighborhood-by neighborhood climate impact. Higher density housing is associated with less climate impact.

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Minnesota Housing Announces 2022 Project Selections

Minnesota Housing · 16 December 2022

THe Minnesota Housing board of directors approved funding selections of $165.5 million to create and preserve 2,156 homes, apartments and manufactured home community lots.

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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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