Stories tagged: "housing"

Ginger Liddell credits the Western Dairyland Fresh Start program with helping her turn her life in a positive direction. Liddell and other Fresh Start participants helped build a house in Fall Creek that will be inhabited by a person or family facing difficulties affording housing. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
‘A Good Life is Possible’: At-Risk Youth Find Opportunities With Fresh Start Program

Program participants finished building a house for a low-income family this week.

Milwaukee Will Give Hazard Pay to All Frontline City Employees
‘Unprecedented Opportunity’: Milwaukee Outlines Initial Plans for American Rescue Plan Money

City puts lead abatement, affordable housing, and workforce readiness at the forefront of pandemic recovery efforts.

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.

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Americans Worried About Losing Their House Just Got a Small Break

A record number of people may become unemployed if lawmakers don't do something, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday.

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Not Just Farmers, Rural Residents ‘In Town’ Have Their Own Issues

Gap growing between monthly expenses and an affordable home