Published: November 26, 2012
Tags: Department of City Development, Department of Neighborhood Services, DNS, Hadley Terrace Senior Apartments, Jeff Fleming, Neighborhood Stabilization Program, Ronald Roberts, Rosenthal Associates, St. Mary's
It would cost Milwaukee an entire year’s demolition budget to tear down the former St. Mary’s convent on West Center Street, but vandalism and the fear of squatters setting fires this winter have pushed city officials to scour their coffers and schedule demolition for December.
Published: September 30, 2011
Tags: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, ARRA, Jim Sayers, Joe Davis, Michael Murphy, Neighborhood Improvement Development Corp., Neighborhood Stabilization Program, NSP, Patrick Curley, Robert Bauman, Tom Barrett, Willie Hines
Members of the Milwaukee Common Council want Mayor Tom Barrett to request a deadline extension for spending $8.3 million in federal money on construction.
Published: September 16, 2011
Tags: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, ARRA, Art Dahlberg, Department of Neighborhood Services, grant, Maria Prioletta, Michael Murphy, Milwaukee, Neighborhood Stabilization Program, rehabilitation, Robert Bauman, Tom Barrett, Willie Hines
A February deadline is looming for the city of Milwaukee to spend millions of dollars on neighborhood rehabilitation projects.
Published: August 24, 2010
Tags: Department of City Development, Martha Brown, Milwaukee Common Council, Neighborhood Stabilization Program, storm victims, Willie L. Hines
By Marie Rohde The city of Milwaukee has a problem: It is the reluctant owner of more than 700 houses, almost all costing taxpayers a lot of money while bringing in nothing to the city’s coffers. Milwaukee Common Council President Willie Hines said he has a solution for at least a handful of those properties. [...]
Published: March 2, 2010
Tags: 4932 S. Packard Ave., Cudahy, grant, Neighborhood Stabilization Program, Packard Hall, Tri-Corp Housing
Cudahy will use a $350,000 federal grant to buy and renovate the foreclosed Packard Hall apartment building. The building, located at 4932 S. Packard Ave., was owned by Tri-Corp Housing Inc. The city plans to acquire the 18-unit building, now in foreclosure, this month and renovate it. After the project is complete, half of the [...]
By Burl Gilyard Dolan Media Newswires Minneapolis — Minneapolis and St. Paul have landed a combined $37.5 million in federal stimulus money aimed at easing the ongoing foreclosure crisis. Minneapolis received $19.46 million. The city was the lead applicant with Hennepin County and the city of Brooklyn Park. Minneapolis will ultimately divide the money with [...]