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Finding Independence

Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday, a global holiday to give back. During this season of giving, we’re debuting a collection of heart-warming stories from long-time Milwaukee Habitat homeowners who’ve recently paid off their homes. To celebrate, families burned their mortgage documents – each proudly labeled “PIF” – Paid in Full. Trinette reminds us that homeowners in… Read more

“Paid In Full”

November 29th is Giving Tuesday, a global holiday to give back. During this season of giving, we’re debuting a collection of heart-warming stories from long-time Milwaukee Habitat homeowners who’ve recently paid off their homes. To celebrate, families burned their mortgage documents – each proudly labeled “PIF” – Paid in Full. “Papa this is for you!… Read more

“All of our kids graduated from high school.”

Leading up to Giving Tuesday (November 29th) we’re debuting a collection of heart-warming stories from long-time Milwaukee Habitat homeowners who’ve recently paid off their homes. To celebrate, families burned their mortgage documents – each proudly labeled “PIF” – Paid in Full. “All of our kids graduated from high school,” says Johnny. “All went to college… Read more

“This is for you son.”

Leading up to Giving Tuesday (November 29th) we’re debuting a collection of heart-warming stories from long-time Milwaukee Habitat homeowners who’ve recently paid off their homes. To celebrate, families burned their mortgage documents – each proudly labeled “PIF” – Paid in Full. “This house right here is for you son,” Teresa emphatically exclaims. “This, I will… Read more

“That’s what changes the neighborhood”

“That’s what changes the neighborhood” Abraham is a long-time resident of Milwaukee’s Harambee neighborhood. His parents bought a house there where he grew up. The home is still in the family, where they regularly get together for celebrations and holidays. In this area he knows so well, he’s watched over the last few years as… Read more

Community Development Alliance Recommends Developer Partners for Affordable Homeownership Project

The Community Development Alliance (CDA) has recommended Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity and the Emem Group build 120 quality, affordable single-family homes and duplexes in and around Milwaukee’s King Park neighborhood. The CDA’s project proposal will go before the Milwaukee Common Council for consideration of the land sale and the Milwaukee County Board for consideration of… Read more

A Sense of Relief

A Sense of Relief Around one third of homeowners who earn less than $32,000 a year, nearly 4.8 million people, spent $0 on home maintenance or home improvement, according to a 2022 analysis of federal census data by the Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. Home maintenance and repairs are expensive and they disproportionately affect… Read more

Achieving The Dream

Achieving The Dream Sixteen years ago, Allison Trice built a brand new Habitat home in Milwaukee’s Midtown neighborhood. Becoming a first-time homebuyer is a significant milestone in anyone’s life. In Allison’s, it was the foundation to achieve her personal and professional dreams. Allison has raised two children in that house, she’s a Milwaukee Public School… Read more