Opening a Business

Opening a Business As the cost of living increases, Princena wanted to invest in something that she could rely on and leave behind for her children. She applied to become a Milwaukee Habitat homeowner, and after working with our family services team, she was accepted into the program.  Princena is the first person in her… Read more

Chelmicia Is Owning Her Future

Chelmicia Is Owning Her Future Chelmicia sees Habitat as an opportunity to take control of her housing situation. Right now, she’s bound to responsiveness and integrity of her landlord – something she’s been unhappy with for years. “I’m tired of renting,” says Chelmicia. “I’ve been living in houses where landlords don’t want to fix anything…. Read more

Women Empowering Women: Women Build 2023

Women Empowering Women: Women Build 2023 Throughout August, one might notice something different about our build sites: a stronger than usual sense of women empowerment.  Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity has long recognized the critical role that women play in our communities as well as their specific barriers to homeownership. In 2022, 94% of our families… Read more