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” 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
“My Yard is a Ministry” Josephine Morris moved into her home in 1996 and has been there since. As a fixture on her block, Josephine advocates for a nice environment in their neighborhood. So, when it came time to fix the broken paving slab behind her house, she knew something had to be done. “My… Read more
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
The Kittners hope others in the community will utilize the Critical Home Repair Program and partner with Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity.
“You don’t need to struggle. The process is easy, especially for people who work so much and who don’t have much time,” Yanina said.
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
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
Sign a Stud & Share your Message This February, you have the opportunity to be part of a 2022 Habitat family’s new home. Throughout the month, you can sign studs that will be used to build the walls of future Habitat Homes. These studs will be available to sign near the register at each of… Read more
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
As we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week, we recall Dr King’s fight for fair housing.