Topic: Economic Development

Legislature Passes Jobs Bill with League-Sponsored Workforce Housing Grant

(Published May 19, 2015)

The Legislature appropriated $4 million for market-rate workforce housing development.

House and Senate Pass Omnibus Bills with League-Supported Provisions

(Published Apr 27, 2015)

Omnibus bills passed in both chambers on April 22 contain several League-supported workforce housing and broadband provisions.

‘This Old Apartment’ Bill Heard in House

(Published Apr 13, 2015)

Legislation that would reinstate that state’s “This Old House” program also includes provisions that add multi-family rental housing to utilize the tool.

Senate Hears Workforce Housing Proposals

(Published Mar 23, 2015)

League-supported bills to address workforce housing shortages have met the first legislative deadline.

House Begins Hearings on Workforce Housing Proposals

(Published Mar 9, 2015)

The League of Minnesota Cities testified in two committees on the need for workforce housing in Greater Minnesota.

This Old House/This Old Shop Bill Heard in House Committee

(Published Feb 17, 2015)

Both House and Senate versions of the bill have been heard by the appropriate committees to meet the first deadline.

League Hosts Discussions on Developing Workforce Housing

(Published Nov 3, 2014)

More than 80 people discussed the need for workforce housing at two League-sponsored roundtables in Madelia and Thief River Falls.