Since the beginning of the year, ACTS Housing, a social enterprise that empowers renters to become homeowners, has reached out to schools, other nonprofits, and community groups to support its vision of vibrant Milwaukee neighborhoods through homeownership. ACTS is growing referral partnerships to create a pathway for partnership for neighborhood residents.
Barbara Hudson rented a home from her brother until he became ill and lost the home to foreclosure. She wanted to purchase the home on West Galena, but her credit history was a roadblock. One day she found an ACTS Housing Orientation flyer on her door. Three years after attending an ACTS orientation, Barbara owns her home.
FacebookTwitteremailOver thirty friends, family members, community leaders, and reporters gathered in front of a seemingly unassuming vacant property on North 14th St. It was Christmas Day, 2015 and the energy in the crowd was palpable. Everyone was waiting to share the good news with Dakeela Burkes and her family – the news of a new home. […]
FacebookTwitteremailACTS Housing announced today that the organization has received a $50,000 grant from JPMorgan Chase to build on efforts to address Milwaukee’s foreclosure crisis. “We are honored to be receiving this grant from JPMorgan Chase,” said Michael Gosman, assistant director of ACTS Housing. “These funds will be critical in our work to revitalize Milwaukee neighborhoods. […]
FacebookTwitteremailACTS Housing will provide home ownership counseling services to tenants of foreclosed properties through the city’s Tenant Transition to Ownership Project (T3OP). ACTS Housing was recently awarded a one-year contract with the City of Milwaukee for up to $50,000 to provide these services. “ACTS Housing is thrilled to be a vital part of the push […]