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Mobile app helps community groups pinpoint housing hazards

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.

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After four decades of fair housing, segregation still rules MKE streets

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.

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Purple House razed but not forgotten

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.

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Family plans to keep "purple house" alive

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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