The Echo

Crime-free/drug-free housing ordinance under investigation

City council member Anne Mavity talks about her opinions on the evicted before convicted board Jan. 14. This month they are conducting interviews for potential board member.

Talia Lissauer

January 29, 2019

While talking about the crime-free/drug-free rental housing ordinance, Mayor of St. Louis Park Jake Spano, said “Evicted before Convicted” is not a true representation of the ordinance. “We understand that being evicted from your apartment is a big deal,” Spano said. “Eviction before convic...

Staff Editorial: Minneapolis 2040 Plan will improve St. Louis Park

The view of the Minneapolis skyline from Lake of the Isles during the sunrise.

December 19, 2018

The Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan will allow for the production of new higher density living conditions throughout the city. The plan’s zoning changes are the primary action that alter the city, allowing developers to build certain types of apartments in new neighborhoods. These changes will ...

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