EXCERPT: “Rochester’s newest parking ramp is a step closer to being topped with affordable housing. The Rochester City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to move forward with a plan for St. Paul-based Common Bond Communities to build eight floors of housing on the ramp. ‘It’s going to be a very mixed income project,’ said Common Bond Real Estate Project Manager Leah Stockstrom. With 127 apartments planned, 63 will be affordable for households earning 60 percent of the area median income or less and the remainder will be accessible to people earning 80 percent of the area median income.” FULL STORY: http://bit.ly/2kx6x9D