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Ben Helvick Anderson

Ben Helvick Anderson

Ben Helvick Anderson is the director of public policy for Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative.

COMMENTARY

No one should pay more than 30% of income in rent — Opinion

By: - August 13, 2021

While the pandemic may be making a vicious resurgence, we cannot continue to delay moving forward real, long-term solutions to Minnesota’s housing crisis. The pandemic unveiled our tragically precarious housing situation —672,000 Minnesotans live in households paying too much of their income to rent. The eviction moratorium instituted by Gov. Tim Walz and the federal […]