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Jennifer Sereno Joins WHEDA as Public Affairs Program Manager
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Jennifer Sereno Joins WHEDA as Public Affairs Program Manager

Her experience includes marketing and public affairs campaign development, digital media strategy, issue management and brand advancement.

Melissa Goins of Maures Development Group Joins WHEDA Board
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Melissa Goins of Maures Development Group Joins WHEDA Board

Founded by Goins in 2006, Maures has developed nearly 400 apartment units contributing more than $75 million of investment to the city of Milwaukee.

Ana Simpson Begins as WHEDA Director of Business and Community Engagement
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Ana Simpson Begins as WHEDA Director of Business and Community Engagement

Simpson has an extensive 20-year career in retail, business and corporate banking.

WHEDA finishes Fiscal Year 2019 with nearly a half-billion dollars in single family lending
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WHEDA finishes Fiscal Year 2019 with nearly a half-billion dollars in single family lending

WHEDA’s single family lending volume saw an increase in FY19.

Raynetta Hill of CommonBond Communities joins WHEDA board
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Raynetta Hill of CommonBond Communities joins WHEDA board

Hill served as Associate Director for the Historic Business Improvement District No. 8 in Milwaukee.

R.E. Management President Victoria Parmentier joins WHEDA board
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R.E. Management President Victoria Parmentier joins WHEDA board

"I look forward to serving on the WHEDA board and using my real estate management experience to advance WHEDA’s mission."

WHEDA Issues $165 Million in Single Family Bonding
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WHEDA Issues $165 Million in Single Family Bonding

The bonds will carry WHEDA’s general obligation. They are rated ‘AA+’ by Standard & Poor’s and ‘Aa2’ by Moody’s.

State Representative David Crowley joins WHEDA board
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State Representative David Crowley joins WHEDA board

“I am honored and excited to join the board of WHEDA,” said Crowley.

WHEDA allocates $554,974 in federal housing tax credits to St. Anthony Apartments in Milwaukee
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WHEDA allocates $554,974 in federal housing tax credits to St. Anthony Apartments in Milwaukee

Grand opening celebrates addition of 60 affordable housing units

WHEDA receives $3,750,000 Capital Magnet Fund award
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WHEDA receives $3,750,000 Capital Magnet Fund award

WHEDA was the only awardee in Wisconsin.

WHEDA finishes 2018 with nearly a half-billion dollars in single family lending
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WHEDA finishes 2018 with nearly a half-billion dollars in single family lending

Largest amount of WHEDA lending since 2008 housing crisis

WHEDA Issues $148 Million Housing Revenue Bond
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WHEDA Issues $148 Million Housing Revenue Bond

Capital to help advance 1,156 units of affordable housing in Wisconsin

WHEDA’s Maria Watts receives award from MARKETPLACE
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WHEDA’s Maria Watts receives award from MARKETPLACE

Watts honored for her support of minority, woman and veteran-owned businesses in Wisconsin.

WHEDA Foundation Awards $162,800 in 2018 Housing Grants to Milwaukee County
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WHEDA Foundation Awards $162,800 in 2018 Housing Grants to Milwaukee County

Eight awardees will create or improve 247 beds/units

WHEDA Foundation Awards $513,824 in 2018 Housing Grants
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WHEDA Foundation Awards $513,824 in 2018 Housing Grants

Housing providers to create or improve more than 1,005 beds/units

WHEDA announces HomeStyle® Renovation
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WHEDA announces HomeStyle® Renovation

Home buyers can buy and renovate a home with a single mortgage

WHEDA’s Stuart Kuzik begins new role as Director of Business and Community Engagement
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WHEDA’s Stuart Kuzik begins new role as Director of Business and Community Engagement

Kuzik’s promotion is effective immediately.

WHEDA wins national HUD Secretary’s Award for Healthy Homes
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WHEDA wins national HUD Secretary’s Award for Healthy Homes

Thurgood Marshall Apartments in Milwaukee recognized for excellence in healthy housing innovation

Gov. Walker signs state tax credit legislation into law
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Gov. Walker signs state tax credit legislation into law

New program to help finance affordable housing developments

WHEDA Foundation, Inc. announces 2018 Housing Grant Program Competition
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WHEDA Foundation, Inc. announces 2018 Housing Grant Program Competition

Grant funds totaling $513,824 will be awarded to support the development and improvement of housing facilities for low-income persons with special needs.

WHEDA wins a $5,238,656 Capital Magnet Fund award
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WHEDA wins a $5,238,656 Capital Magnet Fund award

WHEDA won the fifth largest award in the country.

WHEDA Awards Seven Milwaukee-area Projects $3.2 Million in Low-Income Housing Tax Credits
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WHEDA Awards Seven Milwaukee-area Projects $3.2 Million in Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

31 projects expected to create more than 1,000 affordable housing units statewide

WHEDA funded $371.2 million in single family loans during 2017
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WHEDA funded $371.2 million in single family loans during 2017

2017 marks the 6th consecutive year of increased mortgage lending

WHEDA receives ‘AA’ issuer credit rating, an increase from ‘AA-‘ Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings
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WHEDA receives ‘AA’ issuer credit rating, an increase from ‘AA-‘ Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings

“We’re delighted and extremely proud of this increase in our credit rating and S&P’s recognition of WHEDA’s financial performance,” said WHEDA Executive Director Wyman Winston.

WHEDA Foundation Awards $500,000 in 2017 Housing Grants
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WHEDA Foundation Awards $500,000 in 2017 Housing Grants

Special-needs housing providers to create or improve more than 542 beds/units

Register now for WHEDA Single Family Homeownership Conference
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Register now for WHEDA Single Family Homeownership Conference

Early registration ends September 3, 2017. Registrations will be accepted up to September 22, 2017.

Registration underway for WHEDA Conference 2017
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Registration underway for WHEDA Conference 2017

Well-known country recording artist and author, Jimmy Wayne is the featured keynote speaker.

WHEDA provides a housing grant to help tornado victims in Rusk, Barron, and Jackson counties
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WHEDA provides a housing grant to help tornado victims in Rusk, Barron, and Jackson counties

WHEDA’s Natural Disaster Grants are used to assist with short-term, emergency housing needs.

WHEDA Awards Five Milwaukee Projects $3.3 Million in Low-Income Housing Tax Credits
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WHEDA Awards Five Milwaukee Projects $3.3 Million in Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

26 projects expected to create more than 1,300 affordable housing units statewide

WHEDA unveils new app: Find a WHEDA Lender
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WHEDA unveils new app: Find a WHEDA Lender

New tool marks start of spring home buying season

Transform Milwaukee Strategic Action Plan Receives Award By American Planning Association – Wisconsin Chapter
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Transform Milwaukee Strategic Action Plan Receives Award By American Planning Association – Wisconsin Chapter

American Planning Association – Wisconsin Chapter recognizes team’s exceptional planning effort

WHEDA Awards Nine Milwaukee Projects Low-Income Housing Tax Credits
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WHEDA Awards Nine Milwaukee Projects Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

28 projects expected to create more than 1,300 affordable housing units statewide