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Tony Pérez

Antonio M. Perez, former secretary-executive director of the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee. Served in the role from 2000 to 2022.

Not to be confused with Talgo CEO Antonio Perez.

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Eyes on Milwaukee: Willie Hines, Jr. Named Head of Housing Authority
Eyes on Milwaukee

Willie Hines, Jr. Named Head of Housing Authority

Hines is first African American and first former public housing resident to lead the agency.

Housing Authority Leader Tony Pérez Resigns

Housing Authority Leader Tony Pérez Resigns

After serving as director for two decades, Perez has been out on medical leave.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Hmong American Peace Academy Leaders Celebrate New Building
Eyes on Milwaukee

Hmong American Peace Academy Leaders Celebrate New Building

New high school will serve growing charter school on city's northwest side.

City Hall: DCD Leader Rocky Marcoux Will Retire
City Hall

DCD Leader Rocky Marcoux Will Retire

Marcoux has held position for 16 years, survived contentious reappointment battles.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Travaux Gets Entrepreneurial
Eyes on Milwaukee

Travaux Gets Entrepreneurial

City-affiliated entity lands private contract to oversee construction.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Convent Hill South on Track
Eyes on Milwaukee

Convent Hill South on Track

Housing Authority preparing land sale for tower while Travaux seeks financing.

City Hall: City Targets Scam Artists and Slumlords
City Hall

City Targets Scam Artists and Slumlords

Fines doubled to ensure city-repaired bargain homes aren't turned into rentals.

Eyes on Milwaukee: $44 Million Soldiers Home Project Launched
Eyes on Milwaukee

$44 Million Soldiers Home Project Launched

Huge group of politicians, dignitaries, salute project to redevelop Civil War-era VA complex.

Eyes on Milwaukee: A Luxury Tower with Affordable Housing
Eyes on Milwaukee

A Luxury Tower with Affordable Housing

Housing Authority to build 32-story, $150 million tower whose income would support affordable housing across city.

Financial Education Class Helps Poorer Residents

Financial Education Class Helps Poorer Residents

150 graduates this year of city and WWBIC program for those with public housing, rent assistance.

YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee to Convert Parklawn Branch to Program Center
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YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee to Convert Parklawn Branch to Program Center

The changes to Parklawn are a part of the Milwaukee Y’s new vision to have a greater, deeper impact and reach in the community through programming and services

Plats and Parcels: County Officials Suggest Taking Back Couture Site
Plats and Parcels

County Officials Suggest Taking Back Couture Site

Supervisors cite lack of progress on county-owned lakefront land.

HUD Awards $1.3 Million Choice Neighborhood Grant to Marquette University and Near West Side Partners
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HUD Awards $1.3 Million Choice Neighborhood Grant to Marquette University and Near West Side Partners

Planning Grant awarded to develop Transformation Plan targeting the HUD assisted College Court development and surrounding community

Westlawn Gardens Receives National Planning Award
Press Release

Westlawn Gardens Receives National Planning Award

The 2018 HUD Secretary’s Opportunity & Empowerment Award recognizes the transformation of Wisconsin’s largest public housing community.

Eyes on Milwaukee: HUD Awards $240,000 to Local Group
Eyes on Milwaukee

HUD Awards $240,000 to Local Group

SET Ministry, the state's only grant winner, works with public housing residents.

Milwaukee TechForce Training Center Named Milwaukee’s Best Public/Private Partnership
Press Release

Milwaukee TechForce Training Center Named Milwaukee’s Best Public/Private Partnership

TechForce is home to Employ Milwaukee’s TechHire IT training program.

TechForce Center Provides Path to Jobs

TechForce Center Provides Path to Jobs

City-led program affiliated with MATC trains people for plentiful IT jobs.

Mayor Barrett, Employ Milwaukee, HACM and Blue 1647 Kick Off TechHire IT Training Program at the Milwaukee TechForce Training Center
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Mayor Barrett, Employ Milwaukee, HACM and Blue 1647 Kick Off TechHire IT Training Program at the Milwaukee TechForce Training Center

Employ Milwaukee and its partner Blue 1647 are providing training for individuals who wish to pursue a career in certain IT occupations.

Milwaukee Housing Authority Welcomes Dr. Ben Carson as HUD Secretary
Press Release

Milwaukee Housing Authority Welcomes Dr. Ben Carson as HUD Secretary

Earlier today the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Dr. Carson as the 17th HUD Secretary.

Rebuilding The State’s Largest Housing Complex

Rebuilding The State’s Largest Housing Complex

Phase 2 of Westlawn Public Housing project is huge undertaking with complex financing.

Program Expunges Juvenile Records

Program Expunges Juvenile Records

City partners in program for young adults in public housing to remove job barrier.

Contractor Fair Opens The Doors To Doing Business With The Housing Authority
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Contractor Fair Opens The Doors To Doing Business With The Housing Authority

Attendees were able to meet with HACM staff and to learn about programs that build the capacity of businesses, including minority and women-owned businesses and businesses that employ low-income, local workers.

Threatened Milwaukee Soldiers Home Buildings to be Rehabilitated, Reused
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Threatened Milwaukee Soldiers Home Buildings to be Rehabilitated, Reused

Team led by The Alexander Company to rehabilitate historic buildings for homeless, at-risk veterans

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bike Sharing for Low-Income Riders
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bike Sharing for Low-Income Riders

Bublr Bikes and city win grant to help build a truly inclusive system.

HACM and Bublr Bikes Partner to Expand Bike Share into Low-Income Communities
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HACM and Bublr Bikes Partner to Expand Bike Share into Low-Income Communities

National grant awarded to develop innovative outreach program

Mayor Barrett Announces Grant for Training in Technology Fields
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Mayor Barrett Announces Grant for Training in Technology Fields

Department of Labor Funds Allow Residents to Develop Skills for In-Demand Tech Jobs

Community Partners Celebrate Grand Opening of New Training Center for Tech Jobs
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Community Partners Celebrate Grand Opening of New Training Center for Tech Jobs

Milwaukee TechForce Training Center Is Co-Located With The Adult Learning Center

HUD and Justice Department Award $100,000 to Help Justice-Involved Youth in Milwaukee Find Jobs and Housing
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HUD and Justice Department Award $100,000 to Help Justice-Involved Youth in Milwaukee Find Jobs and Housing

Juvenile Reentry Assistance Program will reduce barriers to housing, jobs and education

From Public Housing to Homeownership: “Make Your Money Talk” Celebrates Record Graduating Class and Financial Success Stories
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From Public Housing to Homeownership: “Make Your Money Talk” Celebrates Record Graduating Class and Financial Success Stories

The event provided an opportunity for HACM, WWBIC, and family and friends to recognize the graduates’ commitment to setting and achieving budgetary goals and working towards self-sufficiency

Plan to End Chronic Homelessness in Milwaukee County
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Plan to End Chronic Homelessness in Milwaukee County

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele will unveil a new plan to end chronic homelessness in Milwaukee County with Mayor Tom Barrett at the site of the new Thurgood Marshall Apartments on Tuesday, June 9.

Milwaukee Housing Authority Expands Support for Homeless Veterans
Press Release

Milwaukee Housing Authority Expands Support for Homeless Veterans

"Members of our nation’s armed forces have served with courage and honor and should have a place to call home."

Milwaukee Housing Authority Earns ‘A+’ Credit Rating
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Milwaukee Housing Authority Earns ‘A+’ Credit Rating

Standard & Poor’s affirms strong management and value to community

Milwaukee’s First 24/7 Library

Milwaukee’s First 24/7 Library

Westlawn Garden's "vending machine" public library is the fourth of its kind in the nation.

Transforming the State’s Largest Public Housing Development

Transforming the State’s Largest Public Housing Development

City bulldozed 332 barracks-style units at Westlawn and replaced them with more urban styles.

Acclaimed Charter School Will Expand

Acclaimed Charter School Will Expand

Carmen High School, the south side college prep school, will open a second branch on the northwest side.

Milwaukee One of Six Cities Selected to Receive Free Neighborhood Development Consultations Under Second Year of US EPA Grant to Global Green, USA
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Milwaukee One of Six Cities Selected to Receive Free Neighborhood Development Consultations Under Second Year of US EPA Grant to Global Green, USA

Sustainability Experts from Global Green USA to Visit Towns Across the Country in 2013