Defend Glendale & Public Housing Coalition wrapped up another protest during the regularly scheduled MPHA meeting held on the last Wednesday of the month.
For years, Glendale Townhomes have served as point of contention for residents who feared gentrification, privatization and the subsequent destruction of Minneapolis’ public housing.
The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) has opened the city’s first new public housing since 2010 to 16 area families experiencing homelessness.
We are asking the mayor and Warsame to lead with the rest of the city council in enforcing the legal authority they have over MPHA.
Instead of the standard annual plan and report most public housing authorities file with HUD, MTW agencies like MPHA file an MTW Annual Plan and MTW Annual Report (in a format prescribed by HUD).
A tense and surreal feeling hung over the crowd of 50-75 people in the conference room on Wednesday, September 27 at the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA), at 1001 Washington Avenue North. Among the crowd were signs that read “We stand by Glendale,” “Do not lie to us” “Put people over profits” and “Housing is […]
In response to “Gentrification plans of MPHA and Sherman Associates,” MSR, January 19 issue A letter published in a recent issue of the Spokesman-Recorder discussed gentrification in the Twin Cities, as well as the writers’ concerns about possible changes at the Glendale Townhomes owned by the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority. Given MPHA’s mission to provide […]
Director McCorvey retires after 25 years Cora McCorvey is the founding executive director of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) since it became a separate entity in 1991. She will retire February 10 after 25 years of service. While in the midst of the agency’s first executive director transition, McCorvey spoke to the MSR at […]