Results tagged with 'Housing'
Published March 6, 2015
According to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, Shantung Singh was inspired to find a better way to collect and analyze data, tasks "labor intensive and subject to data entry error." Educating himself in technology basics and working with a group of developers, Singh created "Vacant Voices," an easy-to-use app for mobile devices to collect field data on housing inventory in a given geographic area.
Published Jan. 6, 2015
After years of dealing with the violence and poverty that surrounded her and her family, Sytoria finally moved out of Milwaukee's central city. She found a nice, quiet and clean apartment in a safe suburban community, where she could keep the doors unlocked at night. But according to a report by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, the 30-year-old black child care worker who makes $10 an hour was in for a rude awakening.
Published July 11, 2014
One-bedroom (and a few studio) apartments are being built at the The Mayer Building, at the corner of St. Paul and Water Streets in the Historic Third Ward.
Published Jan. 13, 2014
Last summer, OnMilwaukee.com reported on the "purple house," a controversial residential home located on 43rd and Howard that was both loved and hated for its bright purple exterior. The house was razed but the former owners had one small request.
Published July 13, 2013
For almost two decades, the iconic "purple house" sat on the corner of 43rd and Howard, and the entire time, the neighborhood was divided. Some found it to be an eyesore, while others appreciated it as a quirky, iconic landmark. In 2010, the house was torn down but now, the son of the former owners hopes to buy back the land.
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One rarely hears of subsidized housing units that offer smoke-free living spaces, however Westlawn Gardens has done just that. As the new coordinator of the Wisconsin Tobacco Prevention and Poverty Network (WTPPN), I would like to congratulate the Housing Authority of the City of Mi...
Officials of the Milwaukee office of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will be honored at a fundraising dinner on May 22 to benefit Lissy’s Place, a haven for homeless and abused women on Milwaukee’s West Side. ...
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