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April 16, 2017
The cost of housing: Fees, regulations and lot prices drive up Minn. prices
WOODBURY, Minn. — Mary Kay Curtis wrinkled her nose at the window. It wouldn't go up. After three inches, it was just stuck. The salesman...
April 16, 2017 - 1:40pm
March 19, 2017
Rents on the rise: Report says renters in NM facing affordable housing crunch
BEMIDJI—A common difficulty for northwest Minnesota residents is finding affordable rental housing, according to a new report from the...
March 19, 2017 - 6:57am
March 14, 2017
Bills aim to ease greater Minnesota's housing, homelessness struggles
ST. PAUL—Signs of homelessness in small Minnesota communities are not always as obvious as in bigger cities. While people without a roof...
March 14, 2017 - 5:55pm
February 23, 2017
U.S. labor, housing markets data underscore economy's stamina
WASHINGTON—The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but the four-week average of such claims, considered...
February 23, 2017 - 10:54am
February 16, 2017
US housing starts drop; permits rise to one-year high
WASHINGTON—U.S. homebuilding fell in January as the construction of multi-family housing projects dropped, but upward revisions to the...
February 16, 2017 - 10:19am
December 15, 2016
DEED awards $2.87 million for MN housing projects
ST. PAUL — Four Greater Minnesota communities have been selected to share in a $2.87 million grant to fund construction of rental workforce housing.
December 15, 2016 - 9:35pm
November 5, 2016
IMPACT 20/20 housing summit to be held in Crookston
Many communities in northwest Minnesota are facing shortages in workforce housing, which is limiting the growth of business and industry. There is no "one size fits all" solution for housing needs. Every community is different and has unique challenges and opportunities, according...
November 5, 2016 - 4:00am
August 25, 2016
HOUSING: State level processing continues for Westwood Acres residents
BEMIDJI—A number of residents at a Bemidji mobile home park are in the process of relocating, and are doing so through a state program. The moving effort comes months after Crown Properties Management announced a portion of the Westwood Acres Mobile Home Park in Bemidji would...
August 25, 2016 - 4:56pm
August 16, 2016
Red Lake Band plans Twin Cities housing development
RED LAKE— The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians said Monday it has purchased property in Minneapolis and plans to build a mixed-use housing...
August 16, 2016 - 1:25pm
June 19, 2016
HOUSING: A balancing act for apartments, rents
BEMIDJI—The number of rental properties in Bemidji are on the rise, but so are the prices, even for those listed as affordable. Laura Straw,...
June 19, 2016 - 12:19am
March 4, 2016
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Developers eye South Shore for apartment project
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Economic Development Authority met with developers Thursday about a $1 million land deal for a potential apartment complex on the city’s south shore. During the meeting, which included a closed session for negotiating, the authority approved a purchase agreement...
March 4, 2016 - 4:59pm
February 18, 2016
More than $11 million allocated to local tribes for affordable housing
WASHINGTON — Three area American Indian tribes have been granted more than $11 million from the federal government to be used for a range of affordable housing activities. In all, a total of $18 million in annual U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grants were awarded...
February 18, 2016 - 4:46pm
January 20, 2016
State of the City: Strong and vibrant. Mayor Albrecht touts economic growth, sustainability and successful projects
BEMIDJI -- Encouraging developments from 2015 prompted Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht to declare Monday the state of the city as "strong and vibrant"...
January 20, 2016 - 9:43am
January 15, 2016
Building up: Bemidji project valuations in 2015 highest since 2007; permits on the rise, too
BEMIDJI -- After a Sanford Center spike in 2009 and a dip due to the Great Recession in 2010 and 2011, a new report shows the business of building...
January 15, 2016 - 9:56pm
Blackduck Development Corp. looks to finalize purchase for housing
BLACKDUCK -- A housing development plan nearly a year in the making took another step forward Wednesday as the Blackduck Development Corp. reviewed layouts of what future projects may look like. The BDC, a not-for-profit organization involved in economic and real estate development...
January 15, 2016 - 9:59am