WEB-Minneapolis2040

EXCERPT: “Minneapolis City Council Member Jeremy Schroeder says the constituents he hears from are split about 50/50 on a proposal that could open their neighborhoods up to new, denser development . . .A draft version of the plan unveiled in March would rezone large swaths of the city, roughly those north of Lowry Avenue and south of 38th Street, to allow construction of duplex, triplex or fourplex housing. It’s one of many proposals intended to address the accelerating cost of housing in Minneapolis and to increase access to transit and employment for residents.Increasing density in this way could indeed make housing more affordable, but homebuilders say it could have unintended consequences for those currently living in these neighborhoods.” FULLSTORY: http://bit.ly/2EPYKIn