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Thinking small to make big difference on homelessness 14.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Smaller, simpler housing units offer a way to house people for less money. Two Twin Cities organizations are looking to implement more creative and much less expensive ways to provide accommodations, with dignity and community support.
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Financial snag hits Fort Snelling Upper Post affordable housing project 13.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
About a year ago, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources struck a deal with Plymouth-based Dominium. Now Dominium said it's worried it may not get essential financing through bonds authorized by the federal government and distributed by the state.
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Divided St. Paul City Council passes budget with property tax increase 12.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
St. Paul homeowners will soon find out whether they’ll pay more in property taxes and by how much. City Council members passed the city’s 2020 budget that includes a 5.85 percent levy increase by one vote.
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A ‘good new home’ welcomes the formerly homeless 6.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A new St. Paul housing project was conceived, designed and built by Native Americans. It aims to help their young residents with education and employment while honoring their culture.
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MPR News AM Update: Why don’t most apartments have sprinklers? 3.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Plus an expansion of Minnesota’s medical marijuana program and a big homeless shelter planned in Minneapolis.
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After an apartment fire kills five, a call for sprinklers 3.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Adding sprinklers in old buildings can be expensive. But proponents say it’s worth it.
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Outpouring of community support, calls for improved safety in wake of fatal Minneapolis fire 30.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Community leaders have formed a committee to plan how to best help people affected by Wednesday’s fatal fire in a Minneapolis high-rise apartment building. Meanwhile, a state legislator is calling for improved fire safety measures in older buildings.
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Authorities ID victims of Minneapolis high-rise fire 29.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Authorities have identified the fifth person who died Wednesday in a high-rise apartment fire in Minneapolis.
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Somalia burial planned for Minnesota high-rise fire victim 29.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A daughter of a woman who was killed in a fire at a Minneapolis public housing high-rise is making plans to hold her funeral in Somalia.
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Early morning fire in Minneapolis high rise leaves five dead, three hurt 27.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
An early morning fire on the 14th-floor of a Minneapolis Public Housing building in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood left five people dead and another three injured Wednesday.
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MPR News AM Update: Fiona Hill’s day at the impeachment hearings 22.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Plus a deep dive into Minnesota Nice and what it truly means.
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Policast: Minneapolis gets closer to an affordable housing requirement 20.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Minneapolis gets closer to an affordable housing requirement
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MPR News AM Update: Minneapolis takes aim at affordable housing 20.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Plus new presidential polling from New Hampshire and another day of impeachment hearings.
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Minneapolis moves toward affordable housing mandate 20.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Developers would have to include affordable units in most projects.
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Walz calls for public hearings to break insulin impasse 19.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The governor says public hearings with testimony from experts and advocates for cheaper insulin could provide the necessary push to reach a deal that Minnesota lawmakers could pass in a one-day special session before the holidays.
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As temperatures drop, winter will test Rochester’s new homelessness services 18.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Rochester is poised to open a new overnight warming shelter this winter for people experiencing homelessness. It’s part of a broader effort among city officials and local organizations aimed at better assisting the city’s growing homeless population.
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Duluth plans to give away land to spur innovative affordable housing projects 16.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The city of Duluth plans to give away vacant lots to encourage the development of more affordable housing, to help put a dent in what Mayor Emily Larson calls a housing “crisis.”
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Minneapolis grants $18M to add lower-cost apartments 14.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Forty percent of the units will be within reach of families making about $30,000 a year. Rent would not be much more than a week's income for them.
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St. Paul gives Ford plant site development the green light 14.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Mayor Melvin Carter and Ryan Companies said Tuesday the deal to remake the vacant 122-acre site in the Highland Park neighborhood will deliver hundreds of new homes and add $1 billion to the city’s $23 billion property tax base.
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Nelsie Yang, Dai Thao win St. Paul City Council seats in competitive races 9.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The St. Paul City Council will have five women and two men — with three people of color. The newest council member for Ward 6 is a 24-year-old organizer and daughter of refugees. Nelsie Yang will be the first Hmong-American woman elected to the St. Paul City Council.
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