Experts say to understand the homeownership crisis in full, you must know both the historical and current barriers Black Milwaukeeans face today.
As temperatures dip, Milwaukee has only one warming room open
As temperatures drop to dangerously low levels, the Repairers of the Breach, 1335 W. Vliet St., said its warming room is the only one that’s open.
‘Living in the shadows of the system’: Rise in deaths of homeless people highlight gaps in services
There has been a significant increase in deaths over the past several years among people who don’t have a regular place to live but fail to meet the standard definition of homelessness.
Can Milwaukee become the first city in the nation to end long-term family homelessness? These leaders think so.
Milwaukee is on track to be the first city in the nation to end long-term family homelessness, according to officials from the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County’s Safe & Stable Homes Initiative.
Acts Housing has launched program to buy homes to be resold to residents at affordable prices
Homes purchased through the Homeowner Acquisition Fund will be available to residents who have completed homebuyer education classes.
NNS Spotlight: ‘I get to ask questions’: Elmer Moore Jr. plunges into new role at Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority
Elmer Moore Jr. says he has the best of everything in his new role as the CEO of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority, or WHEDA.
‘They help us find a common ground’: How Mediate Milwaukee serves tenants and landlords
Mediate Milwaukee, 1915 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, is a nonprofit that provides free mediation services for tenants and landlords.
Landlords are not always the ‘bad guys,’ report suggests
A report from the Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin says landlords suffer damage when evicting, undercutting a narrative of “bad” landlords quick to evict because of small amounts owed.
Milwaukee County supervisors split on community participation in addressing housing crisis
A vote on a subcommittee to allow more community involvement in addressing housing inequities reveals a split board.
African American Roundtable calls for more resident participation in the spending of American Rescue Plan Act funds
The African American Roundtable on Thursday called for residents’ participation in budgeting as the City of Milwaukee receives the second half of American Rescue Plan Act funding.
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