EXCERPT: “Not too long ago, the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) released its 2018 “Out of Reach Report” in which it notes more than 11 million American households have incomes that are insufficient to meet their rents. In the latest report, the NLIHC ranks Minnesota as the 22nd most expensive out of all 50 states (plus Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia) in terms of its housing costs. It’s no secret that the lack of affordable housing in Minnesota, and in particular in the Twin Cities, has remained one of our biggest issues in the 21st century. This year does not represent a significant change over recent years, as Minnesota has fluctuated between the 21st and 24th most expensive state for housing since 2012. And, as has been the case for several years running, Minnesota remains the second most costly state (behind Illinois) in the Midwest region.” FULLSTORY: http://bit.ly/2SmvErR