Tag: Affordable Housing

Thank you AmeriCorps members!

Thank you AmeriCorps members! This week we are celebrating our AmeriCorps members. AmeriCorps is a national service program that provides thousands of Americans of all ages and backgrounds with educational awards and living expenses in exchange for a year or two of community service. AmeriCorps members help meet the nation’s critical needs in areas of… Read more

“I love my home”

“I love my home” This special edition of Good News Tues. features an article published last week by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service about Milwaukee Habitat Homeowner Wendy Winston. Wendy Winston has known about Habitat for Humanity for the last 15 years, but it wasn’t until she had her daughter that she decided to become a homeowner. And… Read more

Ashley’s Path To Homeownership

Ashley’s Path To Homeownership Years before Ashley applied for Habitat’s affordable homeownership program, she volunteered to help another family become a first-time homebuyer. Ashley dedicated an entire spring break trip in college to help build with Habitat for Humanity in New Orleans. The experience left a lasting impression. So much so that when Ashley decided… Read more

Bernadette’s Return to Holidays at Home

Bernadette’s Return to Holidays at Home Bernadette recalls memories of hosting holiday get-togethers at her former home. She loved getting all of her children together to celebrate the joy of the season. Unfortunately, when Bernadette had to downsize to a one-bedroom apartment, things changed. She no longer had room to host Thanksgiving dinners or Christmas… Read more

Habitat Accepting Applications for 2022 First-Time Homebuyers

Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity is now accepting applications for first-time homebuyers interested in building their own brand new home in 2022. Habitat will begin construction of these new, affordable homes in Milwaukee’s Harambee neighborhood beginning in March. First-time buyers can build a 3-4 bedroom home for an average mortgage payment of $600-$800 per month. Milwaukee… Read more

Gustice is Building Stability in Midtown

Gustice is Building Stability in Midtown Stability is one of the key benefits of homeownership. From the financial stability of locking in a long-term mortgage rate to the physical stability of putting down roots in a neighborhood, homeownership offers a constant in world full of variables. Gustice is acutely aware of what that stability, or… Read more