You can see the soaring St. Michael's Catholic Church steeple - the second-tallest in town - from everywhere in its West Side neighborhood. But get close and at least as striking as the church is the 1885 former convent at 2414 W. Vliet St., now home to Acts Housing.
The 75-acre site where Wisconsin's largest public housing development once stood is roaring back to life as about 1,000 mixed-income housing units are emerging at the new Westlawn Gardens on Milwaukee's northwest side, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Local realtors in GMAR and non-profits want everyone to get the chance to buy their own home.
Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity broke ground last week on a project to build, rehab and repair 100 homes over three years in the city's Midtown neighborhood, between North 21st and North 30th Street, from Lisbon to North Avenue.
If done correctly, advocates said, building or improving 10,000 affordable housing units in 10 years could take a real stab at the city's deeply rooted segregation, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Ever tour your childhood home as an adult or think about stopping by, unannounced, for a quick peek? These people have.
The former St. Anthony's Hospital will be repurposed into 60 permanent supportive housing units by Chicago-based nonprofit Heartland Housing. The former hospital building is on the National Register of Historic Places.
The first foreclosed home purchased by the Homeworks: Bronzeville initiative is being renovated now, and artist Vedale Hill expects to move in this November, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Block Build MKE, an extension of Revitalize Milwaukee, brought together dozens of local sponsors and more than 400 volunteers on a recent weekend to revitalize 30 homes on one block in Clarke Square, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
The mission of the Milwaukee Christian Center, which has existed for 95 years on Milwaukee's South Side, is to improve struggling communities by helping to lift people out of poverty, reports Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.
It should of be of deep concern when our local government officials arrive at the Milwaukee Employment/Renovation Initiative (MERI), an idea to sell homes in the greater Sherman Park area for only $1.
An informational meeting Monday at City Hall disappointed city residents hoping to take advantage of a new program that will sell city-owned foreclosed properties for $1. Only developers can purchase the properties, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
The Common Council approved legislation that will enable the City of Milwaukee to use up to $2 million in grant funding from the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions for the demolition, deconstruction and rehabilitation of blighted properties.
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors (LBWN) recently broke ground on its first new-construction Turnkey Renovation Home, building on a formerly bank-owned lot in Burnham Park, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
The Alexander Company and the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee announced today that it will lead a team of local organizations to rehabilitate and restore six buildings at the Milwaukee VA Soldiers Home, a National Historic Landmark District.