EXCERPT: “A Twin Cities affordable housing developer plans to build a 70-unit apartment building in Minneapolis in response to the homeless encampment along Franklin and Hiawatha avenues. Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative announced this week a campaign to raise $1 million in private contributions for the project, which is expected to cost $18 million to $20 million. Executive director Lee Blons says the idea came out of a community meeting of people from its member congregations last month.” FULLSTORY: