Acts Housing, a nonprofit which makes home ownership possible for families with income, credit, language, and other barriers, was named a Top 10 finalist for the 2021 Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability.
Online offerings attract record level of orientation and counseling participants.
Acts Executive Director Michael Gosman, 2018 Homeowner of the Year James Reynolds, and Board President Allison Steinhafel Since 2017, Acts Housing’s community partners and supporters have raised more than $2.1 million though a capital campaign. With a theme of Bring Us Home, proceeds from the campaign will be allocated to Acts Lending’s Loan fund to […]
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.
The open house, to raise awareness about ACTS services and connect with neighbors in the community, featured workshops on safety, home buying and selling a house with ACTS, small household repairs, and the hazards of lead in the home.
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.
Over 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. […]
ACTS 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. […]
ACTS 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 […]