Communities Tackle New Approaches To Housing Affordability
Sutton Dunwoodie with The Hill reports on new efforts in Minneapolis to encourage the construction of more affordable housing.
One important element of Minneapolis 2040 is ending single-family zoning to increase housing density and lower prices.
Minneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender said that a radical change was needed to fix the system that created racial disparities in housing.
“We have inherited a system that for decades has privileged those with the most and forgotten the people that we have left behind. And housing is linked to income and all of the other systems that are failing, especially in Minnesota, people of color,” Bender said.
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