Mayor Frey will use $28 million in pandemic relief money for housing in Minneapolis | Star Tribune

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Happyjarboy

So, basically a slush fund to get Frey reelected.


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goodkidzoocity

I'm not huge on the guy but I'm ok the money going to housing. Not everything requires cynicism


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x1009

Frey has no chance. Somehow he managed to piss off both sides of the aisle.


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rosickness12

June 30th the eviction ban is lifted. I imagine we'll see a lot of evictions take place. Wonder if landlords who rent houses will now sell.


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GelatinousStand

Check your source. That's federal, not state.


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yulbrynnersmokes

Will that be enough to replace the housing project that was burnt down?


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skinnypigdaddy

What the hell does $28 million build. That’s not even enough for the social program needed to move people into housing.


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kalitrkik

Maybe you should read the article? It specifies how much is going where:


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lux514

The rest of the funding will be spent later, after more deliberation and public input. This is just the first phase, mostly meant to provide relief when the eviction moratorium ends. But I like how this slate of spending takes the opportunity to begin pilot programs of some of the most progressive ideas: a housing first model for homelessness, and a pilot program for


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IPeedOnTrumpAMA

It's enough for a press release to make people think he is doing something


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Expensive_Necessary7

Maybe like 1 decent sized apt building (maybe 100 small units), which is something.... Unfortunately they'll probably put it towards a loan subsidy program that will keep increasing prices.


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Mayor Frey


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I'm sure he'll keep evicting encampments in the meantime