Housing


La Casa de Esperanza Charter School Teacher Jesus Avila leads his class in a traditional Aztec drumming performance. The charter school is just one of the many educational missions of La Casa de Esperanza, a nonprofit that has served the Waukesha community for more than 50 years. (Photo by Cara Spoto)
La Casa de Esperanza Has Served the Hispanic Community in Waukesha For Much Longer Than a Lot of People Might Think

Agency has served the Latino Community and others in need for more than 50 years

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Afraid You Might Face Eviction? Here’s How to Use the Federal Eviction Moratorium.

Wisconsin landlords have already filed 1,900 evictions this year. Here’s how renters can stay housed.

Tom Danielson works Friday on improvements to the mobile home he and his girlfriend, Heidi Oertel, bought two months ago after they were evicted from their previous home. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
January Will Be ‘Catastrophic’ for Renters in Wisconsin With No Eviction Moratorium

With more than 12,000 evictions since a state moratorium expired, as many as one-third of Wisconsin renters will be at risk of eviction if there is no extension of federal eviction moratorium.

Healthcare for the Homeless building in Green Bay. (Photo provided)
Green Bay Is Showing How to Safely Shelter the Homeless During COVID

Long-term collaborations are keeping shelters open and safe as winter sets in.

A homeless man sleeps in a chair Sunday evening in the entrance to Sojourner House homeless shelter in Eau Claire. Continued coronavirus outbreaks among people who stay at the shelter and staff who work there are prompting concerns about whether the shelter will remain open this winter. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
COVID Is Hammering Homeless Shelters Just as Winter Nears

Occupants of an Eau Claire shelter are under quarantine, a GoFundMe account is keeping a shelter afloat in Menominee, and capacity has dropped more than 30% at one Milwaukee shelter.

Joshua Crouse and his 10-year-old daughter, Marley, sit outside their Janesville apartment at the end of July. Crouse is among thousands of Wisconsin residents struggling to pay rent each month because of the economy during the pandemic. (Photo © Andy Manis)
$23 Million Coming to Wisconsin to Help Keep People in Their Homes

Many say the third round of Community Development Block Grant funding is welcome relief, but not enough.

Renters in Limbo: Eviction Ban Gone, But New Assistance Hasn’t Arrived Yet
Renters in Limbo as Eviction Ban Ends.

Stimulus checks gone, many still waiting on unemployment checks.