February 7, 2014
PyraMax Bank, Milwaukee’s Department of City Development and the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) are or will be offering financial assistance to renovate foreclosed homes.
February 6, 2014
The semi-annual count of homeless people helps city agencies that serve them get federal funding and glean a better understanding of the effectiveness of efforts to reduce homelessness.
January 27, 2014
Small matching grant programs are inspiring residents of Layton Boulevard West to stop putting off home improvement projects.
January 16, 2014
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors has transformed a vacant foreclosed duplex on the South Side to single-family home that produces as much energy as it uses.
January 10, 2014
The increasing number of dilapidated houses brought on by the foreclosure crisis has prompted the city to demolish 20 percent of the scheduled 2014 teardowns on its own.
January 9, 2014
Vanessa Koster, who has a master’s degree in architecture and a certificate in urban planning, chose to work in the public sector, and is encouraging other women to follow in her footsteps.
January 6, 2014
Home and apartment owners in Martin Drive, Pulaski Park and St. Joseph's are now able to borrow money for building improvements through the Target Investment Neighborhood (TIN) program.
January 2, 2014
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service covered a wide range of stories focused on central city neighborhoods during the past year. In the last of a three-part series, Reporter Brendan O’Brien explains why his story about a one-day effort to count the number of homeless people in the city is his favorite of 2013. It was originally published on Feb. 5.