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Comprehensive Planning Process Catches Increased Attention The city of Minneapolis is in the process of completing its ‘Minneapolis 2040’ draft Comprehensive Plan. The plan will shape how the city will grow and change. The draft covers topics such as housing, job access, the design of new buildings and how we use our streets. While comprehensive
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Brooklyn Center Tables Rental Density Ordinance On Monday, April 25, the City of Brooklyn Center held a second reading and public hearing on proposed amendments to Brooklyn Center City Code Chapter 12, Section 12-901. The proposed changes titled ‘Limiting the Density of Rental Housing’ include the addition of Section 12-901.10 which reads: Limitation of rental
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Fair Housing Is In Your Hands Nearly 50 years since the federal ban on housing discrimination, upholding the law’s spirit remains a challenge. Here’s how to be a fair housing leader. MARCH 2016 | BY GRAHAM WOOD   Sandra Butler refused to let it slide when a seller she represented last year made what felt
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On Monday, March 28, 2016, the City of Brooklyn Center introduced an ordinance that would limit the number of rental licenses issued for single family homes throughout the city. The proposal would cap the number of available rental licenses to 30 percent of the single family homes per block in R1 and R2 zoning districts.
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If you’ve been following the national election news, you’ve likely heard “Super Tuesday” mentioned. And maybe you’ve been wondering what makes that day so super? Super Tuesday is the day in a presidential election year when the most states hold their primary elections or party caucuses – the elections that help determine which candidate will get
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