Milwaukee officials are planning a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for the latest housing additions to two local subdivisions where government incentives help encourage both home ownership and development in parts of the city.
Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday announced 34 projects throughout the state will receive $31.9 million in state and federal affordable housing credits to support the construction of more than 2,000 affordable units.
A state Senate committee has given a favorable recommendation to legislation that would ensure contractors get the same tax breaks when they buy materials for UW hospital projects as they now receive for other sorts of nonprofit work.
With steadily rising costs still a big barrier to the construction of affordable housing, construction professionals are turning more and more to a relatively new remedy: volumetric modular construction, process in which most of the work takes place in a factory setting, leaving little to do on-site.