Results tagged with 'Housing'
Published May 8, 2016
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service looked into a recent report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy and Energy Efficiency for All found that the city has the sixth highest energy burden in the country for the average African-American household.
Published April 18, 2016
Following revelations about lead contamination of water in Flint, Mich., Milwaukee residents began questioning lead dangers here. The answers to those questions, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports, show that lead paint is still a risk.
Published March 29, 2016
The policy implications from a new study are clear: Economic integration of neighborhoods, instead of the economic segregation that largely exists today, is a key to boosting children's chance of success in school and as adults. And that's not all.
Published March 14, 2016
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports Harvard sociologist Matthew Desmond recently spoke at Boswell Books about his new book, "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City," and the effects of eviction in cities like Milwaukee.
Published Feb. 10, 2016
The Paper Box Lofts, a 72-unit building at 1560 W. Pierce St., is attempting to change the mentality about affordable housing in Milwaukee, according to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.
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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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