Home buyers seeking more space made several outer-ring suburbs the hottest markets in 2022.

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Home buyers seeking more space made several outer-ring suburbs the hottest markets in 2022.

Red-hot housing market not all good for Woodbury, residents say

January 21
A sign at the intersection of Radio Drive and Dale Road marks the spot where home builder D.R. Horton plans to build a 112-home, 70-attached townhome
Suburb will likely hit its expected 2040 population of 87,800 residents more than a decade early.

Twin Cities housing market slows even more, and buyers gained a slight edge last month

November 15, 2022
Realtor Nene Matey-Keke (left), showing a house to his client, Arlisa Bullock who has looked at about 40 homes since August.
Sellers outnumbered buyers around the metro area, but the median price is still rising.
January 28
A long vacant apartment building at 628 E. Franklin Ave. was under construction in Minneapolis on Wednesday.

Decades-vacant Minneapolis apartment building finally being rehabbed

HOPE Community and City of Lakes Community Land Trust are renovating a neighborhood eyesore into affordable condos.
January 26

US home sellers get while the gettin's good

Homeowners who held off on selling their home in 2022 as the housing market slowed missed out on a windfall and may have to settle for slimmer profits if they opt to sell this year.
January 22
Apartment evictions spiked in 2022 across Minnesota.

State's eviction filings soared in 2022, continue into new year

Eviction filings remained higher than pre-pandemic levels throughout the last six months of 2022, leaping again in December and showing no signs of letting up in January — a time of year when filings usually drop.
January 17

China's economic growth falls to 3%, gradually reviving

China's economic growth fell to its second-lowest level in at least four decades last year under pressure from anti-virus controls and a real estate slump, but activity is reviving after restrictions that kept millions of people at home and sparked protests were lifted.
January 12
A HavenBrook property on 36th Avenue and Humboldt Avenue North

Minneapolis imposes lengthy conditions on troubled corporate landlord

Hedge fund-owned Front Yard Residential, managed locally by HavenBrook Homes, must submit to additional regulations to keep its rental licenses.
December 13, 2022
A working group of Minneapolis landlords and tenants on Tuesday voted to limit rent increases to 3 percent annually with few exceptions.

Minneapolis panel backs 3% rent control, issue headed to City Council

A sizable minority of the Housing/Rent Stabilization Work Group backed a softer measure also poised to head to council.
November 21, 2022
Real estate investors sold Somali families on a fast track to homeownership in Minnesota. The buyers risk losing everything.

Real estate investors sold Somali families on a fast track to homeownership in Minnesota. The buyers risk losing everything.

For Somali Muslim families in Minnesota, a contract for deed seems like an easier path to homeownership. But predatory practices and poor regulation can make it a financial trap rather than a good deal.
October 13, 2022
In 2018, a Planning Commission meeting attracted a crowd with signs for and against the 2040 Plan.

Minneapolis asks Appeals Court to reverse ruling that halted its 2040 Plan

Case raises question about whether development plan can be challenged under the Minnesota Environmental Rights Act.
October 6, 2022
Minneapolis Police taped off several blocks surrounding the Near North homeless encampment Thursday, October 6, 2022 as an estimated 30 people were ev

Minneapolis evicts more homeless encampments

The camp at 205 Girard Av. N. was located on city land and had been home to about 30 people.
August 13, 2022
Shawnie collected trash from the south Minneapolis encampment she calls home. Shawnie said she had previously lived at a nearby encampment that the ci

A Minneapolis community's relentless struggle with homelessness

Phillips residents have seen so much homelessness in recent years that many have a nuanced grasp of the challenge, even as long-term solutions remain elusive.

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