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Somali immigrant family fights for tenant rights

Mohamed Mohamed came to Minnesota with a flawless rental history. When he and his large family moved into an apartment in St. Cloud, the landlord charged a deposit of $1,800. That seemed high, but Mohamed paid it, not knowing that $600 of that was a “high-risk fee.”“Unfortunately, it’s not an...

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Raids on Encampments Spawn Class Action Lawsuit

Public parks were the best housing option for many unhoused people in the Twin Cities in 2020. Even when space in public shelters was available — which was rare — they were a hazardous option in a pandemic. More than 300 of the 3000+ unhoused people in the Twin Cities...

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Justice Buses bring on-the-spot legal help to neighborhoods across Minnesota.

Legal Aid is bringing attorneys and Wi-Fi-enabled legal resources to people in remote locations who otherwise would not have access to these services. Learn how Justice Buses are providing on-the-spot legal help to people in 20 Minnesota counties – one stop at a time. ...

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