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Sunday, March 31, 2019

As rents rise in the Twin Cities, suburbs embrace affordable housing efforts - StarTribune.com

As rents rise in the Twin Cities, suburbs embrace affordable housing efforts - StarTribune.com: Each month, Beth Ehresman has barely enough money to pay the pile of bills on her dining room table.

But Ehresman, who has a medical disability, is fortunate to live in an Edina apartment where her rent is based on her income. Without that assistance, she would be at risk of joining the growing ranks of homeless.

“It’s been so helpful,” she said. “I can actually afford groceries most months.”