Thinking Outside the ‘Burg: Affordable Housing

Posted On 07/09/2019 by Brittany Walsh

Cities around the country are coming up with new ideas, initiatives and policies to help close the gap in affordable housing. In Minneapolis, they’re looking at zoning.

In December, Minneapolis City Council approved the long range economic development plan Minneapolis 2040. While the plan is still being updated, there is one policy change making headlines nationwide.

Minneapolis will be the first US city to eliminate single family zoning.

The Washington Post and New York Times have both recently covered the proposed change in their articles As cities rethink single-family zoning, traditional ideas of the American Dream are challenged and Minneapolis, Tackling Housing Crisis and Inequity, Votes to End Single-Family Zoning.

Join us in September as we travel to Minneapolis/Saint Paul for important conversations on this plan and other economic development initiatives. Learn more about Thinking Outside the ‘Burg presented by Duke Energy here.

Category: Advocacy