Power, Politics and Broken Elevators

Politics, dueling agendas and passionate pleas were all part of a recent  meeting at the Brian Coyle community center, where more than 250 tenants from the Cedar Riverside Towers showed up to

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When We Talk About "Homelessness", What are We Really Talking About?

Currie Avenue, Minneapolis

I start quite deliberately with the scare quotes above because it is one of my primary objectives here to articulate my discomfort with the way the term “homelessness” is conventionally used.

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Bill would require that Met Council get Legislature’s OK on housing plans, funds

A sewer being installed; the Met Council plans regional sewer infrastructure.

The Legislature would gain control of the Metropolitan Council’s housing purse strings, under a bill sponsored by MORE »

City hears Riverside Plaza tenant concerns

Riverside Plaza tenant Marian Ali becomes emotional while speaking at the Brian Coyle Center in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood on Friday evening. Ali expressed that she felt unsafe living in the West Bank apartment complex.

By Liam Doyle

Cedar-Riverside community members and Riverside Plaza tenants convened Friday at the Brian Coyle Center gymnasium to formally assert complaints about the apartment complex’s management to city offi

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'We can't do this without you!' Mayor Hodges sets her agenda in State of the City address

“One Minneapolis” was the central theme in Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges’s State of the City Address on April 2, at the American Swedish Institute, where she discussed how the community working to

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Water’s Off volunteers provide plumbing repairs for low-income homeowners

Local 34 members Gerald Keating (L) and Brett Sergot volunteered together during the Water's Off day of service March 21.

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Reduce Affordable Housing Need in Three Steps

Source: Minnesota Housing Partnership

This is part 3 of a series on the interaction between the rental housing market and rents.

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EMERGE Wins $10,000 Room Makeover Through Community Vote

EMERGE kids celebrate

On March 9th, EMERGE announced that they won the Twin Cities IKEA Life Improvement Co-worker Challenge.

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City ordinance could increase fees for owners of third-tier properties

A Minneapolis police car.

Minneapolis wants compliance from landlords with high-maintenance properties.

The Minneapolis City Council is considering an ordinance this spring that could charge landlords w

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An Orthy Adversary: The Battle of Orth House, as told by a local internet junkie

I spend too much time on the internet. The internet has lots to offer for every noble desire and depravity imaginable. A lot of what it has to offer is a respite from boredom.

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