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Fact Sheet: What Is a Housing Unit? What Are Group Quarters?
Most people live in housing units. But what counts as a housing unit? This article clarifies the basic concepts and provides examples using the Census Bureau’s guidelines. A clear definition is prerequisite for understanding an area's housing stock.
Twin Cities Climate Vulnerability: Extreme Heat
State climatologists are highly confident that heat waves are likely to trend upwards in future summers in Minnesota. To address extreme heat, researchers are identifying the factors that exacerbate extreme heat.
Census Information for Rental Property Owners
There are a number of obstacles and issues related to the 2020 Census enumeration of apartment building residents. This set of FAQs covers “Census Information for Rental Property Owners.”
Twin Cities Metro Area Stands to Gain by Addressing Racial Disparities
While the Twin Cities area continues to rank highly among U.S. metro areas for impressive employment and homeownership rates and low poverty rate, it also has the nation’s largest disparities.
Keeping Our Cool: Extreme Heat in the Twin Cities Region
A report discusses how rising temperatures affect the Twin Cities metropolitan area, and how those effects can be mitigated.