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Plats and Parcels: About That New Convention Center Plan
Plats and Parcels

About That New Convention Center Plan

Renderings for expansion look beautiful, but where’s the money?

‘Evicted’ Author Offers Solutions to Problem

‘Evicted’ Author Offers Solutions to Problem

Princeton University Prof. Matthew Desmond gives speech here, criticizes state laws.

Plats and Parcels: Gorman Building Affordable Housing for Veterans
Plats and Parcels

Gorman Building Affordable Housing for Veterans

Another project by developer that mixes good business and social impact.

Murphy’s Law: City’s Evictions Far From Worst
Murphy’s Law

City’s Evictions Far From Worst

New data on evictions shows a huge national problem with lessons for Milwaukee.

MKE County: Bill Targets Milwaukee’s Segregation
MKE County

Bill Targets Milwaukee’s Segregation

Landlords would be nudged to accept federal housing vouchers. Many testified against bill.

Jewish Family Services (JFS) to bring EVICTED author to town in May
Press Release

Jewish Family Services (JFS) to bring EVICTED author to town in May

Event aims to address the urgent need for safe and affordable housing in Milwaukee

Solutions for Affordable Housing Crisis?

Solutions for Affordable Housing Crisis?

City has shortage of affordable housing, high eviction rate. Experts share ideas at panel.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Lisa Braun
NEWaukeean of the Week

Lisa Braun

"I’m proud to be born and raised in Milwaukee."

Bill Targets Evictions, Housing Discrimination

Bill Targets Evictions, Housing Discrimination

1 in 8 families evicted every two years. Rep. Crawley’s bill aims at problem.

Data Wonk: Who Benefits From Federal Housing Subsidies?
Data Wonk

Who Benefits From Federal Housing Subsidies?

Higher income get more than low income, Waukesha more than Milwaukee.

Eviction Defense Project Opens, Providing Free Civil Legal Aid
Press Release

Eviction Defense Project Opens, Providing Free Civil Legal Aid

EDP provides tenants facing eviction with access to free civil legal aid and on-site, limited scope, representation.

Eviction Defense Project Opens, Providing Free Civil Legal Aid
Press Release

Eviction Defense Project Opens, Providing Free Civil Legal Aid

Legal Action of Wisconsin launches new program to help stabilize housing for families facing eviction in Milwaukee County

New Report Estimates Domes Cost

New Report Estimates Domes Cost

$64 million to replace or $14 to $54 million for repair approaches. Abele may favor relocation.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Millennials Flocking to Milwaukee
Eyes on Milwaukee

Millennials Flocking to Milwaukee

Data shows Milwaukee ranks second in the Midwest in attracting millennials.

Greenwich Park Targets Low-Income Residents

Greenwich Park Targets Low-Income Residents

New East Side complex mixes subsidized and market rate apartments.

Op-Ed: Dreaming About Frank Lloyd Wright
Op-Ed

Dreaming About Frank Lloyd Wright

Touring his homes built for average people provides lessons for today.

Harvard Author Explains Plague of Evictions

Harvard Author Explains Plague of Evictions

At Boswell Books, MacArthur "Genius" discusses 16,000 people in city evicted annually.

Murphy’s Law: The Plague of Urban Evictions
Murphy’s Law

The Plague of Urban Evictions

New Yorker reports on evictions of poor renters in Milwaukee. The numbers are shocking.