Mpls. 2040 Plan Proposes 4-Plexes In Every Part Of CityMayor Jacob Frey, who ran on a platform of affordable housing, is defending the proposal and asking for public input.
Seattle OKs Taxing Companies Like Amazon, Starbucks To Help With Affordable HousingSeattle's largest businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks will have to pay a new tax to help fund homeless services and affordable housing under a measure approved by city leaders.
Mayor Frey Talks Affordable Housing, Gun Control & The Future Of MinneapolisThe new mayor of Minneapolis has been on the job for just more than two months, during which he worked as the face of the city throughout the Super Bowl, the biggest event our area has seen in recent history.
Minnesota Secures Millions In Funding For Affordable HousingOfficials say the funding will help create and preserve 1,800 housing opportunities across Minnesota.
Is Gentrification A Problem In The Twin Cities? Not How You’d Think, Study SaysStudies show that this has been a serious problem in cities that are seeing an influx of young, white, upper-class professionals, like San Francisco, New York and Washington D.C. But are poor Twin Cities neighborhoods being gentrified too?
State Officials Announce Major Plan To Combat HomelessnessThe plan was announced along with new numbers showing a 10 percent decline in homelessness last year. There was an even larger decrease in the number of families with children without housing.
HUD Secretary Julian Castro Talks Affordable Housing In MinneapolisThe Secretary of Housing and Urban Development was in town today to talk about the future of affordable housing in Minneapolis.
Survey: MN 2nd Least Affordable Midwestern State For RentA new report says minimum wage workers do not make enough money to find affordable rent in Minnesota. According to the "Out of Reach 2015" report, Minnesota is the second least-affordable state in the Midwest.
Affordable Housing Coming For Minnesota's Veterans At Fort SnellingMilitary veterans and their families struggling with homelessness will have access to some affordable housing at Fort Snelling. A new development project, which started Thursday with a groundbreaking ceremony, will turn five historic buildings into apartments on the Fort Snelling upper post.
School Superintendents Push Lawmakers For More Affordable HousingRepresentatives from some of the state's largest school districts say there are more homeless children now than ever before. Superintendents from St. Paul and Minneapolis schools joined lawmakers on Wednesday to push for $100 million for more affordable housing.
Officials: Twin Cities Has Major Lack Of Affordable HousingAlthough there is a reported boom in Twin Cities apartment construction, some officials say the metro is in crisis mode when it comes to affordable housing and has been for some time.
Bus Tour Brings Affordable Housing Message To Mpls.A historical bus tour is rolling through the Twin Cities Saturday.