These two phrases are bandied about by Minneapolis city staffers when they erroneously believe that housing in our community needs to be demolished instead of rehabbed.
LPM and Nic on Fifth have drawn renters from the two main demographic groups — millennials and empty nesters — flocking to downtown living.
“We knew light rail was coming, so we decided our communities needed to prepare to transform in meaningful ways from within,” says Nieeta Presley.
The deduction is a remarkably effective tool that facilitates homeownership, the foundation of a healthy middle class and a growing economy.
“We made a kind of pact: When she fell, that would be the time,” said Keith Ogden about his mother, Margaret Steenerson. “But she didn’t want to leave the house.”
Since 2001, accessory dwelling units (ADUs) have been permitted in the North Phillips neighborhood. Now there is a proposal to expand the ADU trial to the rest of the city.
Four months after it’s month-long moratorium, Minneapolis gets serious about dealing with teardowns and “granny flats”
If you haven’t gotten around to reading the articles, one three-minute, 20-second video will do the trick.
Homelessness in America has declined 17 percent since 2005 as states reverse prevailing wisdom. Now, moving into a home can be the first step off the streets, not the last.
That was the repeated message conveyed by suburban officials, civil-rights and neighborhood activists about the Metropolitan Council’s housing plans.
School closings always give superintendents pause: What will be the impact on students who are homeless and lacking basic needs?
The moratorium in several neighborhoods is expected to be canceled after the full City Council OKs a new package of citywide work rules.
When I drive around town, I see a whole lot of mixed-use buildings with unused retail space. So I wonder: Have we gone overboard with this dogma?
Over the past decade, the county has managed nearly to double the amount of affordable housing, while its population of needy families increased by about 55 percent.
The Demand Institute report concludes that when it comes to housing — as with everything else — the rich get are getting richer.
The statistics on youth homelessness in Minnesota are, to say the least, startling. Avenues for Homeless Youth recruits, screens and trains volunteer hosts.
Latimer, the former longtime mayor of St. Paul, was honored as he steps down from the board of Preservation of Affordable Housing.
The lender knows where the borrower lives. The lender knows where the borrower works. But the lender refuses to infer anything about the financial cost of the borrower’s regular commute between these two places.
It’s time that our banking and lending system repents and starts treating people with dignity and respect, helping them to find what they need instead of taking advantage of the weakest among us.
The process has been a short but rocky road in efforts to save the Wedge neighborhood house.