News & Events


Southwest LRT announces potential delay

Over the course of the 2020 construction season, project staff and our contractor encountered unforeseen conditions in Minneapolis that will take longer to overcome.

January 14, 2021

Council awards grants for affordable housing

The Metropolitan Council awarded $5.5 million in grants for affordable housing, the largest award from the affordable housing fund in the 25-year history of the Livable Communities program.

January 13, 2021

Message from the Council Chair: Safe shelter in a pandemic

Too many people living in our region don’t enjoy what should be a basic right — safe, dignified housing. Expanding affordable housing opportunities is a Council priority. We’ve been doubling down our efforts in 2020.
December 15, 2020

Met Council earns top credit ratings

The ratings, Aaa/MIG-1 from Moody's, and AAA/SP1+ from Standard & Poor's, are the highest possible and awarded to a very limited number of entities nationally.

December 1, 2020