(a) M.S. § 462.358, subd. 1a, provides that a municipality may adopt and maintain in effect any law, ordinance, rule, or other measure that is adopted for the purpose of increasing the supply of affordable housing using land use mechanisms such as affordable housing ordinances, notwithstanding any other provisions of the law;
(b) M.S. § 462.358, subd. 11, provides that a municipality may enter into an agreement with an applicant that provides for a portion of housing units be affordable with established pricing and long-term affordability, notwithstanding any other provisions of the law; and
(c) M.S. § 473.859 requires municipal comprehensive plans to promote the creation of affordable housing for low and moderate income individuals and families.
(Ord. 2019-16, passed 2-25-2019)