Tom Streitz

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    Mpls housing director says tornado response has been "better than almost any community ever"

    On Tuesday, we told you about a handful of north Minneapolis residents who took to Facebook to express displeasure with the way city officials commemorated the one-year anniversary of the northside tornado -- with the symbolic planting of a single tree.Wrote one resident: "Trees are nice, but a lot ... More >>

  • News

    October 7, 2009

    City Councilwoman Lisa Goodman wants it her way

    Known as the "second mayor," she controls downtown development

  • News

    January 31, 2007

    KMOJ Casts Around for a New Home

    The oldest and most venerated black radio station in town finds itself homeless

  • News

    July 7, 2004

    Home Wreckers

    Budget shenanigans by HUD and Bush threaten section 8 housing

  • Books

    February 13, 2002

    Holding the Fort

    Chuck Lutz shouldn't go printing new business cards

  • News

    September 26, 2001

    Erector Set

    The Hollman redevelopment project is finally under way on Minneapolis's near north side. Now it's time to follow the money.

  • Books

    March 7, 2001

    Last Man Standing?

    The man with the leverage to keep Minneapolis moving on its housing promises goes to work for the other side

  • Books

    November 8, 2000

    Zoned Out

    Minneapolis bureaucrats put the kibosh on a West Bank homeless shelter

  • News

    August 9, 2000

    The Candidate

    When did U.S. Senate hopeful Rebecca Yanisch get the idea to make affordable housing a top priority? It sure wasn't while she was running the Minneapolis Community Development Agency.

  • Books

    August 9, 2000

    School's Out

    It's elementary: Money talks

  • Books

    November 25, 1998

    Musical Chairs

    A nonprofit developer sends poor tenants packing--to make room for other poor tenants

  • Books

    September 16, 1998

    Political Theater

    The Guthrie's search for new digs casts the company in a Minneapolis development drama