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

Thank You

Habitat Gala Raises Over Half Million Dollars for Affordable Housing On Thursday evening, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity hosted the annual Framing the Future Gala from inside their early 20th century woodshop. The event, which welcomed nearly 400 virtual and in-person attendees, raised more than $532k to build safe, affordable housing in our city: a new… Read more

Celebrating World Habitat Day

Celebrating World Habitat Day Next Monday, October 3rd, is World Habitat Day. More than 30 years ago, the United Nations declared this day a time to promote Habitat’s vision that everyone deserves a decent place to live. While the overwhelming majority of our work at Milwaukee Habitat is done right here at home, since our founding we’ve… Read more

Enjoying Every Minute, a Habitual Highlight

Enjoying Every Minute, a Habitual Highlight Eighteen years ago, Gary started volunteering with Milwaukee Habitat. He started on the construction site and has been there since. “I’m in my eighteenth year and I enjoy every minute of it,” Gary said. Gary is now a Habitual volunteer. Habitat Habituals volunteer regularly on the construction site, in… Read more

Finding Community Through Homeownership

Finding Community Through Homeownership Christina has wanted to move out of her rental apartment and invest of a home of her own. She’s looked on the open market but when she found Habitat, what she saw was ‘community.’ “Other homeownership [opportunities] don’t bring the community together like this,” says Christina. “I like that the community… Read more