EXCERPT: “The consensus is that Minnesota has reached a crisis stage in affordable housing, officials say… But a bill that the House Taxes Committee laid over Wednesday for possible omnibus bill inclusion is designed to address the difficulty so many confront in finding affordable housing. HF1156, sponsored by Rep. Brad Tabke (DFL-Shakopee), would establish a Minnesota Housing Finance Agency fund to which citizens could donate to help provide loans or grants for developers who create low- and moderate-income housing.” FULLSTORY: http://bit.ly/2VplcAu