Housing Authority City of Milwaukee
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 2455
Total Units 9754
5.4.22 Members Making News
Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee to expand access to affordable housing on Milwaukee’s near west side
From the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee's press release: The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) is pleased to announce it is allocating 149 project-based vouchers to housing development projects located within the geographic footprint of Milwaukee’s Near West Side....
4.20.22 Members Making News
‘An opportunity to give back’: Willie Hines Jr. plunges into new role as leader of Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee
From Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service: Willie Hines Jr. once lived in public housing. Now he’s the first African American person to lead the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee, or HACM, in its 78-year history. “I thrived from growing up in public housing,” Hines said. “This is an...
4.6.22 Members Making News
Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee Board Appoints Willie L. Hines Jr. as Secretary-Executive Director
From the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee's newsletter: The Board of Commissioners for the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Willie L. Hines, Jr. as Secretary-Executive Director, effective March 10, 2022. This marks only the sixth...
3.10.22 Membership Spotlight
Committed, Compassionate Leadership: Reflections on CLPHA Board Member Tony Pérez’s Immeasurable Impact Locally and Nationally upon His Resignation from the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee
Last month, Antonio (Tony) M. Pérez, CLPHA board member and secretary-executive director of the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM), announced his resignation from his role at the housing authority. Since 2000, Mr. Pérez’s visionary leadership has guided the agency in its mission of...
2.24.22 Members Making News
Two long-serving members of CLPHA’s Board of Directors announced resignations from their positions at housing authorities recently. Antonio (Tony) M. Pérez resigned from his role as Secretary-Executive Director of the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM), while Rick Gentry also...
11.2.21 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
PNC Foundation commits $600,000 to launch Black Business Boost Fund for underinvested neighborhoods of Milwaukee (Housing Authority City of Milwaukee)
From the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee's newsletter: The PNC Foundation is awarding a $600,000 grant to support the launch of the Black Business Boost Fund, an ecosystem designed to increase opportunities for Black entrepreneurs and business owners in underinvested neighborhoods of...
11.2.21 Members Making News
From Forbes: From the beginning, this country showed concern for the housing of its veterans: the first national veterans' home in the United States was the United States Naval Home, approved in 1811, but not opened until 1834 in the Philadelphia Naval Yard. Things picked up after the Civil...
7.14.21 Members Making News
Mayor Barrett announces over $30M in funds will support housing activities in Milwaukee (Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee)
From CBS 58 News Milwaukee: Mayor Tom Barrett announced Sunday, July 11, he is directing over $30 million to support housing activities in Milwaukee using funds from the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The money is the first phase of ARPA funds to be deployed to increase housing and...
6.30.21 Members Making News
The future of public housing in Milwaukee is vouchers, not buildings — and that could improve housing security (Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee)
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Nearly 150 units of public housing in Milwaukee are slated to be converted from traditional projects to vouchers this year in a major shift for the Milwaukee Housing Authority — a move housing advocates say should help families plagued by housing...
6.9.21 Members Making News
Restoration of a National Treasure: Grand Opening of Soldiers Home Returns Site to the Service of Veterans
From the Milwaukee Independent: The Alexander Company celebrated the grand opening and dedication of six buildings on May 27 at the Milwaukee Soldiers Home campus, a monumental milestone marking the completion of a complex, decade-long preservation and rehabilitation project achieved through the...
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