Esperanza Camarillo purchased a tax-foreclosed house on the South Side of Milwaukee and rehabilitated it using her contracting skills.
Rafael Garcia is executive director of a nonprofit that provides critical home repairs for homeowners who could not otherwise afford them.
Homeowners in North Side neighborhoods such as Lindsay Heights and Harambee received information on loans and housing repairs at the sixth annual housing resource fair sponsored by Ald. Milele Coggs and Ald. Russell Stamper.
A new group home for young people aging out of foster care, built with the help of Journey House, the city, county and other partners, was once a target for razing.
The Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program provides a one-time payment to eligible Milwaukee residents to help pay a portion of their energy bills during the heating season. The application period began Oct. 1 and runs through May 15, 2017.
The Department of Neighborhood Service’s Code Loan Program provides no-interest deferred loans for eligible low-income homeowners with housing code violations.
Common Ground has actively worked to improve Sherman Park for the past eight years, reducing the number of vacant homes from 300 to 60 and redeveloping 75 homes.
A home program in Layton Boulevard West seeks to provide affordable, energy-efficient homes by renovating foreclosures, but new foreclosures threaten to displace residents.
Milwaukee Christian Center recently unveiled its 14th YouthBuild house, constructed in Walker Square.
After winning a $30 million federal grant to rebuild the second half of the Westlawn public housing development, the city of Milwaukee’s housing authority is relocating the first group of residents.