A project to revitalize a single block in Milwaukee’s Amani neighborhood is offering some lessons on steps local leaders and city officials can take to improve the city’s housing stock. The Wisconsin Policy Forum looked at what a housing project ...Read More »
Red Cliff was the only Indigenous nation in Wisconsin to receive a share of a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in 2019, but the need for such special grants highlights the need for increased regular funding for housing in Indian Country, tribal officials say.
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For decades, land-use regulation throughout the U.S. has stressed having single-family houses on large lots. This approach has priced many people out of the quintessential American dream: Owning a home. It also has promoted suburban sprawl – a pattern of low-density, car-dependent development that has dominated growth at the edges of urban areas since the end of World War II.Read More »
The latest BuildFax Housing Health Report revealed blanket year-over-year declines in single-family housing authorizations, maintenance and remodel volumes. However, spend on the existing housing stock increased within the same time frame, likely a result of a tightening construction labor and materials markets.Read More »
With three hospitals, a new business park and Foxconn Technology Group's new factory coming to Mount Pleasant, village officials moved on Wednesday to allow expected housing developments to be built more densely.Read More »
Two proposed housing developments could bring hundreds of new apartments to the village of Mount Pleasant, ending a drought of new housing development as work gets underway nearby at Foxconn Technology Group's massive factory site.Read More »