We desire a safe and livable neighborhood. Knowing your neighbors and supporting local businesses can help. We also believe more City, County, and State resources are needed to support communities disproportionately affected by crime.
This past week the Powderhorn Neighborhood board unanimously voted to oppose the Minnesota Multi Housing Association's "Safe and Affordable" campaign and to defend the two renters' protections currently proposed by City Council. THE PROPOSED RENTERS PROTECTIONS Councilmembers Ellison and Bender have proposed two protections for renters: A cap on security deposits and pet deposits Security deposit cannot be more than half of one month's rent (if the landlord is already asking
More than 130 local families have added an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) to their homes in the four short years since Minneapolis adopted an ADU ordinance. If you’re curious about how an ADU could help your family, then check out our free Home + home: Twin Cities ADU Guidebook, found at www.fhfund.org/adu/. What is an ADU, you ask? You probably know them as basement and attic apartments, mother-in-law units, and backyard cottages. Whatever you call them, you can use one to do
Hennepin County recently approved a new strategy to increase availability of supportive housing that combines social services with long-term stable housing for households with extremely-low incomes. Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Chair Irene Fernando will host a related discussion and workshop around the local housing landscape and the county's current and future housing activities. When Tuesday, July 30
5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Where United Labor Centre
Durante 4 meses la artista local Cori Lin (y colaboradora de medio tiempo en PPNA) ha estado trabajando ilustrando las vibrantes caras e historias de los inquilinos de Powderhorn. Cori actualmente está buscando familias del vecindario del Powdernhorn que estén interesadas en participar en su proyecto! For the past four months, local artist Cori Lin (and PPNA part-time staff member!) has been working to illustrate the vibrant faces and stories of Powderhorn renters. Cori is c
The City’s ‘All Together Now’ campaign kicks off this June. It aims to partner with residents, business owners, and neighborhood associations to help cleanup efforts that support livability. Inspectors from the Department of Regulatory Services will be in eleven neighborhoods; including Powderhorn Park, with a special focus on vacant properties or properties with repeated nuisance violations. Check out some things you can do to avoid receiving a citation. Make sure grasses &