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Tenants, landlords and homeowners alike have reached out to the Star Tribune with questions about how the eviction moratorium works and what rights people have amid the pandemic.
"She was never sitting around except when she was reading," a daughter said.
Appeals court sides with a tenant whose calls about poor conditions went unheeded.
Tenant advocates fear thousands of evictions will be filed when moratorium ends.
Keith Ellison said he was "a little shocked" that his office had received that many.
It comes as unemployment claims soar and rents come due for the second time since a statewide stay-at-home order began.
At first glance, the numbers in Minnesota's cases don't appear out of proportion. But officials say the actual numbers of victims in the state's minority communities are likely higher.
Forbearance programs offer temporary relief.
The blaze occurred at an apartment complex, according to TV reports.
One man who was arrested told police he did it in self-defense. Authorities are looking for another man.
On a recent shift with the Day One Crisis help line, Ellen Gormican took repeated calls from a woman in a car with her children.…
The governor said in a news conference call from self-imposed quarantine that landlords and financial institutions cannot start eviction proceedings during the state's peacetime emergency for the virus.
Two people involved in the shooting have been arrested.
Housing actions can bring dozens of people through a court house, making it a potential place for the virus to spread.
The number statewide has dropped 33% since the foreclosure crisis.
Residents' advocacy group had raised concerns about the effect of renovations.
It's the call no one wants to get after a hospital visit: the collection agency. The soaring cost of health care means millions of Americans…
The Minneapolis City Council member received unanimous approval Wednesday to lead the agency.
Council member, state senators want assurances no families will be displaced by the "scattered site" work.
The one-year lock, which applies to units getting a federal housing credit, aims to stabilize rents for low-income residents.
Minneapolis landlords who have license revoked will have to pay for tenants' move
Minnesotans on food stamps would lose out if utility deduction changes.
"Having this issue come to the fore this way is really tragic," Sen. Tina Smith said.
Statewide, Minnesota public housing authorities have an estimated $354.9 million in critical maintenance and repairs, according to a report this year.
Landlord has been cited 1,300 times for code violations, but he says he's not to blame.
Developers say the plan for "inclusionary zoning" will make building harder.
DFL committee's letter says residents need more clarity about plan.
It comes amid mounting pressure to curb low supply, rising rents, lost dreams.
Rent voucher is just one part of VASH program.
"A landmark day," mayor says after the unanimous council committee vote.
Ten containers are being deployed to keep used needles off the streets.
Launched in 2011, the pregnancy and postpartum support helpline has supported 1,200 mothers with mental health troubles.
Commonbond Communities bought Stonehouse Square for $11 million and will renew a Section 8 contract for 19 low-income units.
Minneapolis hopes to help convenience shop owners who say new health laws, particularly on tobacco, have dried up business.
The organization responsible for overseeing creation of a black-led credit union in north Minneapolis said it’s unsure when the bank will open but is committed…
A 1984 statute would require voters to approve rent control policy but council members first want to consider if the idea works.
St. Paul agency to receive $220 million over 20 years to keep units maintained.
Keith Ellison says Steven Meldahl failed to repair North Side properties, preyed on low-income tenants.
Tensions between Minneapolis city leaders and President Donald Trump's campaign escalated Monday when the campaign threatened to sue the city for trying to force it to pay $530,000 for security during this week's rally.
Ousted director says she was forced to fire the CFO because he is white.
Misconduct accusations cloud nonprofit pushing social justice.
But residents also want legal consequences for Northern Metal Recycling.
Appleby was a shrewd fundraiser in the public media world, going to various radio stations nationwide to share best practices.
Judge canceled trial, threatened to dismiss most evictions after landlord improperly filed cases.
City Council members have pushed the ordinance as a way to reduce barriers amid Minneapolis' affordable housing crisis.
On Friday, the Minneapolis City Council is expected to vote on an ordinance that would limit the ability of landlords to screen the backgrounds of tenants.
270 households would pay at least $50; St. Paul, Mpls. have similar policy.
New funds will pay for upgrades at hundreds of houses across the city.
The discussion, which is part of a national tour organized by the Congressional Black Caucus, said saving black moms will require radical shift in thinking.
A Minneapolis City Council committee approves the proposed ordinance after the packed public hearing
Clare Housing will get $950,000 to continue helping people living with HIV.
Revenue Dept. keeps what is left over after forfeiture, 90-year-old claims in court.
Nearly 8,000 people will receive housing support under the new Medicaid benefit.
With a 6-0 vote, council members established a Division of Labor Standards Enforcement and Education.
Hennepin County's biggest landlord is rethinking its approach to evictions amid a larger conversation over the fairness of the process and the damage an eviction filing has for renters.
Hennepin County program for those incarcerated has started treatment for 203 people since January — and officials expect that to rise.
Amid affordable housing crunch, city officials will consider a zoning change.
Starting next month, Greg Russ will take over as CEO of the nation's largest public housing system.
Tenants, landlords clash over potential Mpls. rule.
Tens of thousands apply for Section 8 wait list; 7,500 names will be drawn.
Want to serve food, take tickets or clean up? The big fair's job fair is July 10.
Other groups are posting fliers around the city in an attempt to counter the Minnesota Multi Housing Association's efforts.
In his first visit to Minnesota as a federal official, Carson said educating more people and fighting off "NIMBYism" or "Not In My Backyard" will be important.
City can enforce ordinance protecting tenants from bias, appeals panel rules.
Draft plan would make Minneapolis police the central point of contact with homeless encampments.
Mpls. shelter was set up to house residents of encampment.
Landlords say applicants' criminal, eviction and credit history is relevant.
One Love Housing is clashing with Cambridge, Anoka over ordinances.
Sharmarke Issa to lead city's public housing agency's governing board.
Lola on the Lake plans to use food trucks after ravaging fire.
The provision has passed the House but faces an uncertain path in the Senate.
Section 8 vouchers are so sought-after that people wait years to get them.
A recent court ruling upheld the city's ordinance designed to protect workers.
Section 8 residents worry that the sale of the Stonehouse Square Apartments will force them out.
Constance "Connie" Abrego Jackson was a giver and a fighter.The St. Paul resident was known in her neighborhood for opening her door to anyone in…