Brewers, Habitat for Humanity building home for local mom
Habitat for Humanity, the Brewers Community Foundation and pitcher Brandon Woodruff teamed up to start building a local mother's future home Tuesday.
Homes MKE: Milwaukee initiative to renovate city-owned properties
Milwaukee elected officials and leaders on April 19 formally kicked off the Homes MKE initiative, an effort to renovate vacant city-owned properties.
Milwaukee affordable housing, some with mortgages under $700/month
Taking ownership of a big inequity in Milwaukee, a new affordable housing initiative’s goal is to get first-time buyers into homes at a price they can manage.
Milwaukee Housing Authority: Common Ground calls for investigation
After multiple complaints of unacceptable conditions at Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee residences, Common Ground announced a campaign to demand an investigation.
Milwaukee apartment building chemical hazard; closure ordered
The Milwaukee Health Department on ordered the emergency evacuation and closure of a north side apartment building due to a chemical hazard.
Milwaukee County affordable housing development, $10M for projects
Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley signed legislation to execute nearly $10 million in affordable housing contracts for suburban developments.
January rents had the smallest increase since May 2021
Rent prices are 22.5% higher than January 2020.
New Milwaukee high-rise apartment building proposed for east side
Milwaukee's skyline could soon look a little different. A developer is proposing a high-rise apartment building on Farwell Avenue.
Milwaukee DNS permit delays, staffing trouble at root of problem
Milwaukee residents reported delays within the Department of Neighborhood Services. Officials said staffing trouble is at the root of the problem.
America is more rent-burdened than ever: These cities take the biggest chunk of your budget
Renters in these U.S. cities pay, on average, more than 30% of their income in rent.
Milwaukee lead pipe replacement, federal assistance planned
Milwaukee still has more than 60,000 potentially dangerous lead laterals leading to homes. Friday, the city got a big boost in the effort to get rid of them.
Abandoned tents in MacArthur Square removed, homeless moved indoors
Abandoned tents outside the Milwaukee County Courthouse have been removed. Dozens of homeless people have been moved indoors.
Milwaukee warming centers, 211 hotline use encouraged
In Milwaukee, there are warming center options as temperatures drop, but those options are not advertised like they were in years past.
Confidence of US home builders plunges in July as rising costs slow sales
U.S. homebuilder confidence for single-family homes posted its seventh straight monthly decline in July, another sign of a weakening housing market.
Habitat plans Waukesha neighborhood build, biggest project ever
Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County hopes to break ground soon on its biggest project ever – a whole new neighborhood.
New Milwaukee community center, renovations underway
The state is making a $5 million investment to help create a new community center dubbed "Concordia 27" near 27th and Wells.
Milwaukee property assessments spike, tax concerns; what owners can do
New Milwaukee property assessments just went out, and the much higher values are leading FOX6 viewers to say they're concerned their taxes will go up.
Greater Milwaukee housing market; realtors on what to know
The Greater Milwaukee housing market saw record sales in 2021. With demand outweighing supply, realtors say there are ways to get ahead of the competition.
Evictions backlog, Milwaukee families waiting months for help
Milwaukee continues to sort through a backlog of evictions. Community Advocates has helped distribute assistance to more than 10,000 households.
Eviction surge: Berrada Properties files 850 in 2 weeks
Berrada Properties has filed 850 eviction claims in the past two weeks alone, straining the Milwaukee County court system.