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KARE11 story on real estate nightmare features MMLA attorney

| Posted on November 11, 2016

A local family got burned in a "Contract for Deed" deal. MMLA Attorney Jay Wilkinson weighs in on the KARE11 story. View it here. ...continue reading

Minneapolis proposal would force landlords to accept Section 8 housing vouchers.

| Posted on May 16, 2016

From the Star Tribune: "A proposal by two City Council members would make Minneapolis the first city in the metro area to say landlords cannot turn away tenants solely for paying rent with ...continue reading

Do you have a Minneapolis Housing Choice (or “Section 8”) Voucher?

| Posted on April 13, 2016

Do you have a Minneapolis Housing Choice (or “Section 8”) Voucher? If so, the Minneapolis City Council wants to hear your opinions on using that voucher in the city of Minneapolis. ...continue reading

Landlords collected thousands of dollars in illegal “side payments” from low-income tenants

Legal Aid News | Posted on September 17, 2015

 Meria Murray came to Legal Aid for help after a housing court referee informed her that it was illegal for the landlord to charge illegal side payments – payments of rent above what the ...continue reading

Energy Assistance Information for Minneapolis Residents

| Posted on October 06, 2014

Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin is now offering Energy Assistance Program (EAP) services to Minneapolis residents. Click here to download their flyer.  ...continue reading

A foreclosure victim’s journey to a new home

| Posted on December 19, 2013

From MPR, new mortgage regulations coming in the new year.   ...continue reading

Forestalling Foreclosure

| Posted on August 20, 2013

A conversation with Ron Elwood, Legal Services Advocacy Project, in the Star Tribune. ...continue reading

Legal Aid Launches FairHousingMN.org

Legal Aid News | Posted on April 07, 2013

Today, Legal is launching a new online resource of information for housing providers, renters, cities, homeowners, public agencies and you! FairHousingMN.org is designed to help you answer important questions about fair housing and understand how you can help to further fair housing in your cities and neighborhoods.  Check it out today.

2011 Mental Health Day on the Hill

Legal Aid News | Posted on February 05, 2013

PCA SERVICES ARE CRITICAL SUPPORTS! Children and adults with mental illnesses have been able to use Personal Care Assistant (PCA) services as part of a plan of care to help them function in their ...continue reading

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