Groups call for Rep. Ilhan Omar to stop action on Minneapolis public housing plan

"Members of the local DFL Party Fifth Congressional District Central Committee went public this week with a letter they sent the Minneapolis Democrat in October requesting that she push to halt MPHA’s plans to repair 640 “scattered site” houses in the city until there are more assurances that no residents would be displaced.

"Brandon Schorsch, chairman of the committee, said in an interview Tuesday that he was prompted by committee members to send the letter after they heard from groups including Defend Glendale and Public Housing Coalition. He said that it’s important to give residents who live in these homes more clarity about what’s going to happen."

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