Housing authority marks two decades of homeownership program

Linda Beard lives in the house that her mother purchased in 1994 with assistance from the city housing authority. (Photo courtesy of the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee)

Since its founding 20 years ago, the city housing authority’s homeownership program has helped about 470 families living in public housing to purchase homes.

Applications now being accepted for real estate training program

Real estate industry leaders create a training program for people of diverse backgrounds to help change the look of Milwaukee. (Photo by Karen Slattery)

The Associates in Commercial Real Estate training program paves the way for minorities to get into local real estate development, property management or construction management.

Resources flow to Lindsay Heights to remodel North Avenue building, repair homes

Forgivable loans for residents to repair their homes and a grant from the Zilber Family Foundation to remodel Neu-Life, at 2014 W. North Ave., are providing a boost to the Lindsay Heights neighborhood.