Housing is a basic need that all Minnesotans share and is essential to creating resilient communities. Meeting that need, however, can be a complex challenge. A new community-university project seeks to design resilient and affordable housing solutions that embrace Minnesota’s ecological, economic and cultural diversity.
An interactive resource guide published this summer from The Department of Public Transformation and partners showcases an artist-led approach that uses deep community engagement to reimagine vacant spaces in small towns and rural areas, drawing on a case study of The YES! House, in Granite Falls.
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