affordable housing


VIEW: Creating Housing Solutions Relies on All of Us

It can be hard to navigate how to create more environmentally friendly homes while we also need tens of thousands of additional housing units.

  • 05/04/2022
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  • 04/16/2022

VIEW: Compassion for Someone Not Like Ourselves

No one can do a recovery process alone. Whether it be a chosen family, or people with similar backgrounds, or a neighbor’s care and concern, or a neighborhood watch, human connection accompanies recovery.

  • 03/17/2022
Changemakers alliance

CALL: Equity — What Advocates Are Asking of Minnesota Legislators

Our February Changemakers Alliance (CALL) conversations were with dozens of advocates and members who represent priorities in housing, mental health, and restorative ecosystems of people and land.

  • 02/28/2022

Avivo Village: How to Create a Trauma-Informed Space

Our hope is that folks can use their skills to self-regulate in a way that allows them to be safe.

  • 02/28/2022

CALL: Notes from a Tenant Advocate, Disruptor and Agitator

It seems that anything helpful to lower-income residents does not get much air time, if any, because of obstructions on the senate floor.

  • 02/09/2022
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Changemakers Alliance: Housing

The first topic that Changemakers Alliance is focused on is the Minnesota housing crisis. Become a supporting member.

  • 02/04/2022

Housing: A Foundation, Not a Commodity

The Minnesota Housing Partnership, an advocacy organization, is suggesting $1 billion be dedicated to build and preserve homes — affordable rentals to improve the condition of housing stock — and $1 billion for access and opportunity, such as rental subsidies, homeownership counseling, and down payment assistance.

  • 01/27/2022

What Is Our Story of Equity? Editor’s Letter & TOC

“People need jobs, equality, education. We still need to organize to learn how the economics and politics drive everything
in life. Can’t stop now.”
—Nellie Stone Johnson, at the age of 90 in 1995

  • 01/27/2022

CALL: Minnesota Housing Experts Discuss the Shortage

The minority voices who are against affordable housing have a lot of power and control.

  • 01/27/2022
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CALL: Housing Advocacy Organizations

The mission of organizations that are addressing housing insecurities

  • 01/27/2022

Sexual Violence Prevention = Housing Justice

Stable housing is vital for survivors of violence to heal and feel safe again.

  • 01/27/2022