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.Read More »
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.Read More »
A February deadline is looming for the city of Milwaukee to spend millions of dollars on neighborhood rehabilitation projects.
Tagged with: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act ARRA Art Dahlberg Department of Neighborhood Services grant Michael Murphy Milwaukee Neighborhood Stabilization Program Robert Bauman Tom Barrett Willie HinesRead More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »