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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.
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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...

Affordable Housing Could Become a Reality at Historic Fort Snelling

Minnesota is not exactly exploding with historic architecture. Don’t get me wrong - we’ve got some excellent stuff, much of it lovingly illustrated in countless...

A Look at Minnesota’s Housing Crisis

Under One Roof: Stories on Minnesota's Housing Crisis is a new storytelling collection from TPT and the Pohlad Family Foundation, designed to address the...

Can tiny homes help to house the homeless?

Minnesota has an affordable housing shortage – a crunch that has come and gone for low-income Minnesotans for decades. That lack of housing led...

Mobile Homes Let Minnesotans Plant Deep Roots

Trailer parks   :( Mobile home parks   :| Manufactured home communities   :) Unless we live near one, drive past one or know someone who lives in one, many...

American Dream Under Fire

  FULL-LENGTH DOCUMENTARY An examination of the surprising role manufactured housing parks can play in reducing poverty. A co-production with the Northwest Area Foundation. For decades, Twin...

Songs of Home: ‘Open Letter (to a Landlord)’ by Living Colour

As a result of making the film Sold Out: Affordable Housing at Risk, I’ve become keenly aware of the issues of housing in Minnesota....

Sold Out: Affordable Housing at Risk

  FULL-LENGTH DOCUMENTARY Affordable housing is under constant threat from changing economic forces and urban development plans that break up vital communities. Low-income residents have fewer...

Both tenants and landlords have rights. But what are they?

Like many sprawling metropolitan areas across the country, the Twin Cities faces an affordable housing crisis that taps into a slew of other issues,...