City leaders at odds with apartment's design

Dinkytown rentals owner Tim Harsem testifies on his affordable housing plans at a committee meeting at City Hall on April 27, 2015.

Marcy-Holmes officials say plans for a new complex don’t fit with the area’s aesthetic.


Dinky gets closer to new status

The Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission released a report 

Latino renters allege mistreatment in Lyndale

Two Q.T. Property building in South Minneapolis.

Inquilinos Unidos por Justicia (United Renters For Justice), along with several leaders of the Lyndale Neighborhood Association (LNA), gathered outside the


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


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.


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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