The Minneapolis City Council is about to update the zoning code. Will it allow for more affordable, multi-family housing?

This post was written by N4MN volunteer Amos Budde. When many people imagine housing for a family, the stereotypical image is a single-family home and expansive turf yard. And in many cities and towns around the country, minimum lot sizes and zoning requirements ensure that the only options available to families are single-family homes on… (read more)

Minneapolis Comp Plan Review: Housing Displacement

This post is the 5th in a series that will take a deeper dive into the draft Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan. The city invites feedback on the plan until July 22nd. It is important that they hear input that supports N4MN’s goal of abundant, secure homes for everyone. Photo of a cute fourplex from Scott Shaffer… (read more)

Minneapolis Comp Plan Review: Expanding Ownership

A fourplex. (Photo from: Scott Shaffer) This post is the fourth in a short series that will take a deeper look at some of the specific policies in the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan. The city is soliciting feedback on the plan until July 22nd, and it is important that they hear input on the elements of… (read more)

Minneapolis Comp Plan Review: Housing & Development near Transit

This post is the third of a short series that will take a deeper look at some of the specific policies in the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan. The city is soliciting feedback on the plan until July 22nd, and it is important that they hear input on the elements of the plan that will help… (read more)

Minneapolis 2040: Tenant Protections

This post is the second in a series that will take a deeper dive into the draft Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan. The city invites feedback on the plan until July 22nd. It is important that they hear input that supports N4MN’s goal of abundant, secure homes for everyone. 52.6% of Minneapolis rents. Nearly half of… (read more)

Minneapolis Comp Plan Review: Access to Housing

This post is the first of a series that will take a deeper dive into the draft Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan. The city is soliciting feedback on the plan until July 22nd, and it is important that they hear input on the elements that will help support N4MN’s goal of homes for everyone. Photo of… (read more)

What Is The Minneapolis Comprehensive Plan?

(Image from minneapolis2040.com) You may have heard some chatter about the Minneapolis Comprehensive Plan (“Comp Plan”). Here’s a quick primer on what it is, what is happening, and why it matters: What is the Comp Plan Every ten years, the City of Minneapolis develops and releases a Comp Plan. This is a massive document (300+ pages!)… (read more)