Published: November 23, 2010
Tags: Art Dahlberg, Bob Connolly, Common Ground, foreclosure, Giaimo, Helfman, James Mulligan, Josef Ackermann, Michael Murphy, Piroletta, Southeast Wisconsin Common Ground, Toni Wagner
By Marie Rohde One out of every 10 homes in Milwaukee has been lost by owners to their lenders through foreclosure during the past three years. Many of those homes still are vacant. More than 5,000 other properties simply were abandoned. It’s a crisis for neighborhoods and the city, said Alderman Michael Murphy. “The value [...]
Published: January 28, 2010
Tags: banks, blog, Common Ground, foreclosure, Hot Topics, Milwaukee, thompson
By Chris Thompson
Milwaukee wants banks and other lending institutions to have a little skin in the foreclosure game. Southeastern Wisconsin Common Ground wants the entire hide.
Published: January 27, 2010
Tags: blog, Common Ground, Fetters, foreclosure, homes, Hot Topics, Spin to Win
By Tom Fetters
Until the growing problem of foreclosed and vacant houses is stemmed, the big losers will be the people in the neighborhoods where these empty buildings are standing.