N4MN is looking for co-signers for a letter to support more uses in more places. Follow this link to add your name and show your support! Background: In 2018 the… (read more)
ACTION ALERT for The Land Use Rezoning Study
Minneapolis is changing its land use rules! The Land Use Rezoning Study will guide what can be done where, and determine whether Minneapolis will have complete neighborhoods where people can… (read more)
Discussion: Van Buren Amendment to the Comprehensive Plan (PLAN15291)
As part of the updates to the Minneapolis Comprehensive Plan that came out of the Minneapolis 2040 effort, built-form overlay maps were produced which permitted higher levels of density near… (read more)
Help stop Downzoning in Minneapolis on Jan 3rd!
Uphold the 2040 Plan: Oppose Downzoning A group of property owners applied to downzone two half-blocks of Van Buren St NE after two multifamily housing developments were approved (635 Van… (read more)
Minneapolis 2040 Lawsuit Update
WHAT’S HAPPENING ON OCT 13th? The Minnesota Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in the Minneapolis 2040 lawsuit onOctober 13th at 10:40am. Oral arguments will be limited to the… (read more)
Defending 2040: Your Quick Update
The Minneapolis 2040 comprehensive plan is currently in court and under attack, and Neighbors for More Neighbors is fighting to make sure this pro-housing plan is fully defended. Last Friday,… (read more)
N4MN in the Strib!
N4MN’s own Anna Morrison Nelson co-wrote an Op-Ed in the Star Tribune this week with Sam Rockwell (well known to zoning nerds from his time on the Planning Commission). In… (read more)
Our 2040 Work Isn’t Over Yet
Let’s defend the Minneapolis 2040 Plan (again!) from the status quo! You may have heard that last week a local judge ruled the City of Minneapolis must immediately stop enforcing the… (read more)
Minneapolis Rents Drop, Bucking National Trends
I’ve worked on housing affordability since 1997. That whole time, the Twin Cities has been losing ground, with homes becoming steadily less affordable. Rents have been rising — sometimes very rapidly. The… (read more)
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… (read more)