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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.