Housing Authority spelling bee gives kids chance to s-u-c-c-e-e-d

The city’s Housing Authority runs an annual spelling bee to help students build self-confidence and composure under pressure.

RICH program supports home ownership as city expands revitalization efforts

Aaron Szopinski, housing policy director, says the city is shifting emphasis more to neighborhood reconstruction and will be demolishing fewer homes in 2015. (Photo by Matthew Wisla)

The city shifts its focus from demolition and launches new programs and funding to support neighborhood rehabilitation.

Guest House homeless shelter breaks ground on new addition

A $500,000 gift from the Zilber Family Foundation brought the Guest House of Milwaukee in reach of its $2.6 million goal to build an 8,000-square-foot addition and expand services for homeless men.