MHP in the Media

Readers Write: Affordable Housing, Chip Halbach, Star Tribune, 10/1/2014

Downtown Apartment Life Becoming Bigger Part of St. Peter Housing Plan, St. Peter Herald, Dana Melius, 9/16/2014

College Debts Hold Back Economic Recovery; Need Assistance, MN2020, Lee Egerstrom, 9/10/2014

Student Debt, Evidence of Impacts, Piling Up, The MN2020 Blog, Lee Egerstrom, 9/10/2014

Berke joins Minnesota Housing Partnership, University of Minnesota Humphrey School Alumni Notes, 8/20/2014

Renter incomes not keeping pace with housing costs, Sarah McKenzie, Southwest Journal, 8/8/2014

New Study Shows Rental Prices Going Up In Minnesota Counties, KXRA's Voice of Alexandria, 8/11/2014

Rental costs to wages average for county, Brian Arola, Mesabi Daily News, 8/11/2014

Report: Wages not keeping up with rent, Brian Arola, Hibbing Daily Tribune, 8/10/14

Paying the Rent Now More Difficult in 84 MN Counties, John Michaelson, Public News Service, 8/9/2014

Rental prices skyrocket, jumping 17 percent in a year, Christina Craig,, 8/8/2014

Affordable Housing Hard to Come By, Meghan Reistad,, 8/8/2014

Politics with Rachel E. Stassen-Berger, Star Tribune morning Hot Dish, 8/7/2014

Study shows need for more housing in Perham, Marie Johnson, Perham Focus, 8/8/2014

Study: income not keeping up with rent in nearly every Minn. county, Garrett Richie, Prairie Business, 8/8/2014

Study finds income not keeping up with rent in nearly every Minnesota county, Garrett Richie, Grand Forks Herald, 8/7/2014

Minnesota rental costs rise, but incomes fall, St. Cloud Times, 8/7/2014

Affordable rent gap widening across Minnesota, Lee Egerstrom, Twin Cities Daily Planet, 8/7/2014

Rising rents and falling incomes have hurt renters in all but 3 of Minnesota's 87 counties, Joe Kimball, MinnPost, 8/7/2014

In Twin Cities area, affordability is crucial, Chip Halbach, Star Tribune, 7/4/2014

The Glean: Major flooding of the Mississippi feared, Brian Lambert, MinnPost, 06/20/14

Rental report: More apartments, few affordable units, Kevyn Burger, Bring Me the News, 6/19/2014

Amid an apartment boom, a shortage of affordable options, Matt Sepic, MPR, 6/18/2014

Amid housing construction boom, rentals out of reach for low-income families, Tom Weber, MPR Daily Circuit, 6/18/2014

Efforts to increase affordable housing deserve support, Grand Rapids Herald Review, 6/14/2014

West Bank apartment breaks ground, Ethan Nelson, Minnesota Daily, 6/4/2014

Funding increases for low-income housing in Minnesota, Don Jacobson, Star Tribune, 5/29/2014

Minneapolis developer Bianca Fine bucking the high-rent trend, Jim Buchta, Star Tribune, 5/28/2014

Council hears plan to build 29 houses, April Scheinoha, Thief River Falls and Northern Watch, 5/26/2014

Rental prices continue to rise, Jonathan Choe, FOX 9 News , 5/17/2014

More renters receiving federal help get squeezed out of apartments, Susan Feyder, Star Tribune, 5/15/2014

Editorial: Affordable housing plan would matter, Albert Lea Tribune, 5/14/2014

MN Housing Needs Take State and Federal Support, Lee Egerstrom, MN2020, 5/7/2014

Report highlights housing woes for low-income Minnesotans, Mike Creger, WDAZ TV 8, 4/26/2014

Report highlights housing woes for low-income Minnesotans, Mike Creger, WDAY, Duluth News Tribune, 4/26/2014

Minnesota groups asking state for affordable housing money, NNCNOW, 4/25/2014

Hoping to help with housing solutions; report highlights Bemidji in push for state aid to low-income housing, Bemidji Pioneer, 4/25/2014

School superintendents back housing initiative for homeless, John Croman, KARE 11, 4/24/2014

Advocates Push for More Affordable Housing in Minn., WDIO, 4/24/2014

Report: Duluth has region's most unaffordable rental housing, Duluth News Tribune, 4/24/2014

5 Year Study Shows No Recovery in Low Income MN Housing Problem, FOX 21 News, 4/24/2014

School leaders press legislators to invest $100 million for affordable housing, Sarah McKenzie, Southwest Journal, 4/23/2014

School superintendents push legislators for more affordable housing, Nina Moini, WCCO-CBS, 4/23/2014

Why Bond For Housing?, Minnesota Senate, 4/23/2014

Uneven Recovery: A Look Back at Minnesota’s Housing Crisis, Lee Egerstrom & Leigh Rosenberg, MN2020, 4/23/2014

Letter: Use $100 million in bonds to help homeless, Julie Shuster St. Cloud, SCTimes, 4/20/2014houseclimate

Minimum wage and apartment rent, KFGO, 4/18,2014

Your Turn: Homeless kids need help from all of us, Greg Vandal, SCTimes, 4/18/2014

Evicted in a harsh housing climate, Peter Passi, Duluth News Tribute, 4/17/2014

Our View: Affordable housing is smart investment for state, Rochester Post-Bulletin, 4/14/2014

Study: Rochester rental housing is expensive, Jeff Kiger, Rochester Post-Bulletin, 4/1/14

MN Housing Affordability Crisis, Gregg Colburn, The Minnesota 2020 Hindsight, 3/31/2041

Study shows minimum wage earners struggle to find affordable housing in Steele County, across state, Al, Strain, Owatonna People's Press, 3/28/2014

High rents, low wages: Minnesotans struggle, Lee Egerstrom, Twin Cities Daily Planet, 3/26/14

Home prices improve, affordability for renters doesn't, Kevyn Burger, BMTN, 3/25/2014

Report: Minnesota has serious affordable housing problems, Annie Baxter, MPR News, 3/24/14

Uneven Recovery: Needs mount, housing programs underfunded, Lee Egerstrom & Leigh Rosenberg, Twin Cities Daily Planet, 3/13/14

Uneven Recovery: Needs mount, housing programs underfunded, Lee Egerstrom & Leigh Rosenberg, MN2020, 3/13/14

Housing Bonds Protect Public Investments, Colleen O'Connor Toberman, MN2020, 3/11/14

Video: Five Years After the Housing Crisis, Briana Johnson, MN2020, 3/10/14

Lingering U.S. housing problems threaten Minnesota, Lee Egerstrom & Leigh Rosenberg, Twin Cities Daily Planet, 3/9/14lackofhousing

Uneven Recovery: Modest Gains, Many Still Struggling, Lee Egerstrom & Leigh Rosenberg, MN2020, 3/6/14

Readers Write: affordable housing (Letter to the Editor), Chip Halbach in Minneapolis Star Tribune, 3/6/14

Lack of housing inspires new alliances, James Warden, Finance & Commerce, 2/28/14

Video: Mining for Housing in an Uneven Recovery, Briana Johnson, MN2020, 2/24/14

Uneven Recovery: Northwoods' Promise and Pain, Lee Egerstrom & Leigh Rosenberg, Twin Cities Daily Planet, 2/20/14

Uneven Recovery: Northwoods' Promise and Pain, Lee Egerstrom & Leigh Rosenberg, MN2020, 2/20/14

Report details housing crisis in Minnesota, Mike Stapleton, World Socialist Web Site, 2/15/14

5 siblings dead in predawn north Minneapolis duplex fire, Maya Rao, Eric Roper, and Paul Walsh, Star Tribune, 2/15/14

Perham, New York Mills awarded grant for regional housing study, Marie Nitke, Perham Focus, 2/14/14

Uneven Recovery: Picket Fence Sill Faded in Exurbia, Lee Egerstrom & Leigh Rosenberg, MN2020, 2/12/14

Video: Eastside Recovery's Ups and Downs, Briana Johnson, MN2020, 2/10/14

What is 'affordable housing'?, Cynthia Boyd, MinnPost, 2/6/14

Video: Rebuilding North Minneapolis, Briana Johnson, MN2020, 1/29/14

cutsinfedUneven Recovery: West Metro problems not just bubble related, Lee Egerstrom & Leigh Rosenberg, Twin Cities Daily Planet, 1/29/14

Uneven Recovery: West Metro Problems Not Just Bubble Related, Lee Egerstrom & Leigh Rosenberg, MN2020, 1/29/14

Tuesday Talk: Q & A on MN's Uneven Housing Recovery, MN2020, 1/21/14

Uneven recovery: Five years after the housing collapse, Lee Egerstrom, MN2020 & TC Daily Planet, 1/20/14

Cuts in federal rent aid are squeezing Minnesota's poor, Chris Serres, Star Tribune, 1/16/14

Economy will improve in 2014; inequality needs action, Lee Egerstrom, MinnPost, 1/14/14



Wadena housing market treads water in 2013, Bryce Haugen, Wadena Pioneer Journal, 12/23/2013

Congressional leaders reach a debt deal to avoid painful sequestration cuts, HousingWire, 12/10/2013

Sequestration leaves Minnesota residents out in the cold, Jacob Gaffney, HousingWire, 12/9/2013

Sequestration and Housing: From bad to worse, Lee Egerstrom, MN2020, 12/9/2013

Cuts in housing assistance hurting poorest Minnesotans, KFLD AM 1410, 12/4/2013

Cuts to public housing, pay assistance hurt state's poorest people, Martin Moylan, Minnesota Public Radio, 12/4/2013

Study declined, Alice Pickering, Forest Lake Times, 11/26/13

County to save with new medical examiners, Tim Franklin, Moose Lake Star Gazette, 11/14/2013

Rising rent costs impact Steele County residents, Al Strain, Owatonna People's Press, 11/13/2013

Lower-income renters struggle as Minn. rents rise, Faribault County Register, AP, 11/5/2013

Financial obligations rising for renters, falling for homeowners, Credit Writedowns, 11/5/2013

Rent on the Rise in Twin Cities Area, Leslie Dyste, 5 Eyewitness News KSTP, 11/4/2013

Lower-Income Renters Struggle As Minnesota Rent Rises, AM 1240 WJON, AP 11/4/2013

Lower-income renters struggle as Twin Cities rents rise, Fargo Forum, AP, 11/4/2013

Lower-income renters struggle as Minnesota rents rise, WDAY AM 970, 11/4/2013

Twin Cities rents skyrocket, KARE 11, AP, 11/4/2013

RISING RENT: Some Minn. residents see biggest jump in 12 years, FOX 12 News, 11/4/2013

Twin Cities rent increases hit lower-income residents hard, group says, Bob Shaw, Pioneer Press, 11/4/2013

First GLBT senior rentals open in Minnesota, Holly Dolezalek, Finance & Commerce, 11/1/2013

Bring housing back into reach for Minnesotans, Charlie Behr, Minnesota 2020, 10/21/2013

Sequestration will hit Minnesotans' housing aid, Bob Shaw, Pioneer Press, 10/14/2013

Using TIF for affordable housing, Chris Newmarker, Finance & Commerce, 10/9/2013

Booming market drives up rents and squeezes out renters, Jim Buchta, Star Tribune, 9/29/2013

Living In The Space Between, Mary Turck, News Day in Twin Cities Daily Planet, 9/12/2013 

Twin Cities rents rising at fastest rate in a dozen years, Jim Buchta, Minneapolis Star Tribune, 9/11/2013

State, local officials tackle housing concerns, Justin R. Lessman, Lakefield Standard, 9/11/2013

RENTAL RATES: Low inventory likely to cost Twin Cities tenants, Maury Glover, Fox 9 News, 9/10/2013

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Twin Cities rental housing market tightens, Annie Baxter, Minnesota Public Radio, 9/10/2013

No Farm Bill, sequestration hit rural Minnesota housing, Lee Egerstrom, Minnesota 2020 in Twin Cities Daily Planet, 8/21/2013

Duluth Faces Shortage of Affordable Housing, Raeanna Marnati, Northlands News Center, 8/18/2013

Minnesotans lead financial roundtable, Don Davis, DL Online, 8/17/2013

Study: Affordable housing lacking in Goodhue County, Sarah Gorvin, Redwing Republican Eagle, 8/16/2013

Stearns County Ranks Last in Affordable Housing, Lee Voss, AM1240 WJON, 8/14/2013

Minnesota has rising share of people living in unaffordable housing, Perham Focus, 8/14/2013

Report: Many Can't Afford Rental Housing in Clay County, Valley News Live, 8/13/2013

Study finds high percentage of Clay County renters living in unaffordable housing, Inforum, 8/13/2013

State Faces Severe Affordable Housing Shortage, ABC 6 News, KAAL TV, Austin, 8/13/2013

Study finds low-income housing options scarce in Stearns County: Locals say 2 big groups push gap, Mark Sommerhauser, St. Cloud Times, 8/14/2013

NW Minnesota has rising share of people living in unaffordable housing, Christopher Bjorke, Grand Forks Herald, 8/13/2013

Report: Shortage of affordable rentals in Minn., San Francisco Chronicle, 8/13/2013

Affordable Housing Lags in MN, Fox 9 News, 8/13/2013

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Report: All but three Minn. counties have too few affordable rentals, Inforum, 8/13/2013

Report says most Minnesota counties have a shortage of affordable rental housing, The Republic, 8/13/2013 

Report: Shortage of affordable rental housing in Minnesota, WDAY News, 8/13/2013

No rental bubble in Twin Cities – yet, Jim Buchta, Star Tribune, 8/13/2013 

Twin Cities to Lose Major Affordable Housing Tool, Michael Freedman, Minnesota 2020, 8/13/2013

Twin Cities to lose major affordable housing tool, Michael Freedman, Twin Cities Daily Planet, 8/13/2013

Affordable housing tough to find for many renters in the Northland, Duluth News Tribune, 8/13/2013

Minnesota short on affordable rental housing, Pioneer Press, 8/13/2013

Low-income renters outnumber affordable housing in Minnesota, Fox 9 News, 8/13/2013

Stearns tops list of least amount of affordable rental housing, St. Cloud Times, 8/13/2013

Rental shortage impacts much of Minnesota, KARE 11, 8/13/2013

Report: Shortage of affordable rentals in Minnesota, AP, Grand Forks Herald, 8/13/2013

Report: Affordable Minn. home rentals lacking, Julie Siple, Minnesota Public Radio, 8/13/2013

Rail Transit, Affordable Housing a Winning Combination, Minnesota 2020, 8/12/2013

Despite Recovery Homelessness Still Increasing, Michael Freedman, Minnesota 2020, 7/2/2013


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