Renter Week of Action: Rent Control, Minneapolis? -Forrester Trent Pack

MINNEAPOLIS- As a resident of our city of nearly 500,000 citizens, and someone concerned about the explosion of luxury apartments while affordable housing stock declines, I’m seeking other Minneapolitans help. We’ve all seen it: taller and taller apartment complexes that offer 1 or 2-bedrooms upwards of $1000-$1500 per month. Areas of the city that may … Continue reading Renter Week of Action: Rent Control, Minneapolis? -Forrester Trent Pack

Slumification – The Real Name of Gentrification – from Anonymous

Taking our buses to work, maybe looking at the news on our phones, probably awkwardly avoiding eye contact with fellow riders, we can all relate.  Every day the bus bumps over the potholes and sewer openings, the driver grumpy, the riders sleepy.  It may seem that every day is the same as the last.  But … Continue reading Slumification – The Real Name of Gentrification – from Anonymous

Renter Week of Action and A Chance Meeting with a Minnesota State Representative – From Forrester Trent Pack

MINNEAPOLIS-For those that may not know, this week of September 18, 2017 is recognized locally by various groups as Renter Week of Action. Please find out more here: https://www.facebook.com/RenterPowerTC/. Throughout this week, people and organizations justifiably concerned about the explosion of luxury apartments and homes around St. Paul and Minneapolis, gentrification, rapidly increasing rents in … Continue reading Renter Week of Action and A Chance Meeting with a Minnesota State Representative – From Forrester Trent Pack