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Under One Roof: Stories on Minnesota's Housing Crisis

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How does someone booted out of a rent-controlled apartment find housing in an increasingly crunched, expensive market? What roadblocks do developers and landlords face in their plans to contribute additional affordable housing units? How are policymakers grappling with the statewide shortage of affordable housing options? What housing issues of the past continue to have ripple effects in the present? Under One Roof: Stories on Minnesota's Housing Crisis is a multimedia hub of stories that unpacks the complexity of our state's affordable housing challenges from a variety of perspectives. This collection is generously funded by a grant from the Pohlad Family Foundation.
How does someone booted out of a rent-controlled apartment find housing in an increasingly crunched, expensive market? What roadblocks do developers and landlords face in their plans to contribute additional affordable housing units? How are policymakers grappling with the statewide shortage of affordable housing options? What housing issues of the past continue to have ripple effects in the present? Under One Roof: Stories on Minnesota's Housing Crisis is a multimedia hub of stories that unpacks the complexity of our state's affordable housing challenges from a variety of perspectives. This collection is generously funded by a grant from the Pohlad Family Foundation.

How Discussions of ‘Neighborhood Character’ Reinforce Structural Racism

When the city of St. Paul, Minnesota, proposed developing apartment buildings and retail space on an empty industrial site, an opinion piece in Growler...

Residents, Landlords and Advocates Wrestle with COVID-19 Eviction Orders

Janet Kitui is stressed out. As a state employee and a mother of three, Kitui has worked hard to afford the chance to call...
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‘Home’ Means Many Things to These Art Students

At Saint Paul College, students and staff have engaged in a campus-wide conversation about the concept of home, inspired by the college’s 2019-2021 Campus...

What can we do about homelessness in the time of COVID-19?

  Imagine living on the streets with only a sleeping bag – and if you’re lucky, maybe a tent and some pocket change. You’re already...

Homeless Youth: Finding Home

  FULL-LENGTH DOCUMENTARY Original broadcast date: November 22, 2008 Homelessness affects those much younger than many of us know - and much of their journey spent navigating...
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10 Insights on the Challenges Facing Minneapolis Renters

In February, KMOJ and Twin Cities PBS partnered to present "Housing First: A Community Conversation," a free event held at the Cora McCorvey Health...

Building a Housing Movement on the East Side

  In our fragmented and digital world, it’s sometimes hard to remember that large-scale, on-the-ground, grassroots activism has been humanity’s primary agent of structural change...

So You Want to Build Some Affordable Housing?

Drift around the metro area and you're sure to notice a slew of multi-unit apartment buildings rising from former parking lots, nestled up against...
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Housing Summit inspires action on the East Side. What’s next?

Seanne Thomas is owner of ABC Realty, a boutique, Black and female-owned real estate company on the East Side of Saint Paul. Back in...

Mapping the Roots of Housing Disparities in Minneapolis

  As the nation struggles with another economic crisis, we will again experience the loss of homes and the tenuous wealth development that they might...