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New legislation puts housing rules and regulations at risk

Published Dec. 17, 2015

If property owners don't like the details of the fire code, should they still be required to install sprinklers? If the ideological zeal of Sen. Frank Lasee and Rep. Robert Brooks is taken to its logical conclusion, then they won't be.

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HUD grant for northwest side met with distrust by some residents

Published Oct. 12, 2015

According to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, some residents of the Westlawn public housing development and the surrounding area are skeptical about a $30 million federal grant to transform the neighborhood, given concerns about the city's handling of the 2012 development of Westlawn Gardens.

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Community groups look for answers as federal program funds decline

Published Aug. 18, 2015

Layton Boulevard West Neighbors bought an eyesore of a house on 36th Street in the Silver City neighborhood last winter and is making major repairs and upgrades, as part of a program that renovates vacant properties previously owned by the city or a bank and sells them to families. However, according to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, the government funding that helps support this and similar programs throughout the city has been in significant decline.

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New housing program provides "optimism and hope" for homeless young adults

Published June 16, 2015

"We all know that housing for young adults is a huge need," Wilton Johnson told a crowd gathered at a grand opening event for a new six-unit house, part of Journey House's Campus Housing Initiative. According to a report from Milwaukee NNS, the initiative provides housing for "motivated youth" - young people ages 18 to 25 who have aged out of foster care and are going to school or working.

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