Results tagged with 'housing'
Published June 18, 2016
Harambee residents are hoping to create an NID that would make available money for property owners for costly improvements to their houses and apartments in a part of the city that has been hit hard by foreclosures, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published June 15, 2016
On Tuesday, Milwaukee Christian Center's Neighborhood Improvement Project "dropped" another modular home for low-to-moderate-income families into place on Milwaukee's South Side, in the shadow of the St. Josaphat dome near Lincoln Avenue.
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.
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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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