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October 21, 2018
A resurgence in North Dakota's Oil Patch spurred the fifth consecutive quarterly gain in sales tax collections, according to state figures. Unlike the oil boom, however, the current oil expansion hasn't fueled increases in the retail sector. Forum file photo
North Dakota, Minnesota see positive changes in Heartland study
October 21, 2018 - 7:00am
September 7, 2018
Montevideo, Minn., Mayor Debra Lee Fader joins Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton for a photo op during the 2011 Pheasant Opener. Fader said she loves her role as mayor but is withdrawing her candidacy for a third term after struggling to find affordable housing since she and her husband sold their motel business. Forum News Service file photo
Affordable rural housing needs hit home for western Minnesota mayor
September 7, 2018 - 4:49pm
August 21, 2018
Minnesota Housing Commissioner Mary Tingerthal talks Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, about a newly released report that suggests 300,000 more homes are needed throughout the state by 2030. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Panel suggests Minnesota build 300,000 more homes
August 21, 2018 - 2:11pm
July 8, 2018
Brandon Bochenski looks across the street in April from their south Grand Forks home where developers are hoping to build an apartment complex. The plans were withdrawn Wednesday after Bochenski bought the land. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Brandon Bochenski planning single-family lots near King's Walk
July 8, 2018 - 6:32am
June 17, 2018
Nick and Ashlea Garrison paint their new home in Dayton's Bluff in St. Paul on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
First-time homebuyers should get pre-approved, expect quick process
June 17, 2018 - 6:45am
May 29, 2018
Construction crews work in the background in an East Grand Forks neighborhood where lots are for sale. A federally insured loan that allows those within a certain income bracket to buy homes in the city soon will be available to homebuyers, but affordable housing is scarce in East Grand Forks, officials say. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
East Grand Forks eligible for federal homebuyers loans, but affordable housing scarce, leaders say
May 29, 2018 - 5:09pm
Marilyn Hagerty: Moving season comes to Grand Forks
May 29, 2018 - 6:01am
May 25, 2018
Brandon Bochenski looks across the street in April from their south Grand Forks home where developers are hoping to build an apartment complex. The plans were withdrawn Wednesday after Bochenski bought the land. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
City's 'lenient' zoning promotes diversity, but causes controversy
May 25, 2018 - 7:37pm
Letter: Refreshing to see someone speak freely
May 25, 2018 - 8:23am
May 24, 2018
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Census: North Dakota added homes faster than any other state in the U.S. this decade
May 24, 2018 - 12:01pm
May 10, 2018
Sarah Villamore, 22, works at Smiling Moose Deli in Williston. She and her husband have had problems finding houses that are affordable and are in good shape. Renée Jean / Williston Herald
Young couples feeling the pinch of Williston's single-family home market
May 10, 2018 - 6:01pm
April 25, 2018
HUD Secretary Ben Carson, seen here on March 20, has pushed for raising the amount that low-income families are expected to pay for rent. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Eric Thayer
Ben Carson proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies
April 25, 2018 - 2:45pm
April 13, 2018
Quality, no-frills construction marks the homes being built in the Greenwood Addition in Thief River Falls, Minn. Submitted photo/Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corp.
In Thief River Falls, developers and civic leaders are partnering to build starter homes
April 13, 2018 - 11:26am
Mary Giuliani Stephens, the two-term mayor of Woodbury, Minn., and a GOP candidate for governor, said she's against outdated and ineffective solutions that characterize much of current Minnesota politics. (Submitted Photo)
Giuliani Stephens pushes innovation, adaptation in bid for governor
April 13, 2018 - 2:00am
April 1, 2018
Longtime Hillsboro, N.D., residents Betty and Keith Meyer recently moved from their rural farmstead into a brand-new home in the south end of town. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
Hillsboro looks to expand housing to make room for growth
April 1, 2018 - 9:08am