EXCERPT: “A new Minneapolis City Council committee will focus on boosting the city’s affordable housing stock. The formation of a new Housing Policy and Development committee was announced last week with the approval of other standing committees and new council leadership. The HPD committee will have primary oversight on current and future affordable housing policies. ‘I think there is a real need for public housing to especially serve the lowest income folks and the people without any income in the city,’ said Ward 2 City Council member Cam Gordon, who chairs the new committee.” FULLSTORY: http://bit.ly/2DIKMJk