EXCERPT: “Carrying signs and sharing personal stories of housing discrimination, renter-rights activists clashed with Minneapolis landlords inside City Council chambers Wednesday afternoon over a controversial proposal to modify how property owners can screen prospective tenants. Hosted by the city’s Housing Policy & Development Committee, the meeting was the first opportunity for the public to comment on the proposed policy package to limit what aspects of renters’ criminal, credit and eviction histories landlords can consider when evaluating a prospective tenant, in addition to establishing a cap on security deposits.” FULL STORY: