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Legal Aid Attorney Talks Renters Rights on MPR

| Posted on April 03, 2018

Luke Grundman, the Managing Attorney of MMLA’s housing practice group in Minneapolis, appeared on Minnesota Public Radio yesterday to talk about legal issues for our clients in the current ...continue reading

MMLA Staff Attorney Contributes to MPR Story on Landlord-Renter Conflicts

| Posted on February 22, 2018

Georgina Santos, Staff Attorney in our housing unit, talks about the problems caused by UDs on a tenant's housing record - and the information the UD does NOT give. Listen to/read the Minnesota ...continue reading

Decision for Legal Aid Client Affirms: the Law is Not Optional

| Posted on September 22, 2017

Mr. Matthews lived in a group residential home badly in need of repair. When the ceiling in his room collapsed, he called city inspectors to complain. In response, the housing provider deactivated ...continue reading

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