Housing Authority City of Milwaukee
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 2455
Total Units 9754
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...
4.22.21 Members Making News
Historic Milwaukee Soldiers Home restored to serve veterans and their families facing homelessness (Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee)
From WTMJ Milwaukee: The Victorian Gothic Old Main building on the Milwaukee Soldiers Home campus has a new but familiar purpose more than 150 years after it first opened to house Civil War veterans. "Here in 2021, we're fulfilling the mission of putting veterans and families into a home who are...
2.10.21 Members Making News
WWBIC and HACM Celebrate Make Your Money Talk Graduates in Virtual Ceremony (Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee)
From the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee's website: Throughout 2020, the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) demonstrated that it can adapt quickly and effectively as seen with its shift to a virtual format for the Make Your Money Talk (MYMT) financial literacy...
10.21.20 Members Making News
A year into the project, the renovation of Milwaukee Soldiers Home is moving along! In September 2019, the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee and developer The Alexander Company broke ground on the rehabilitation and restoration of the Milwaukee Soldiers Home, a...
1.8.20 Members Making News
On December 31, 2019 HUD announced more than $79 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants to nearly 700 public housing authorities nationwide. FSS grants help public housing authorities hire service coordinators who connect public housing residents with local programs and services with the...
11.14.19 Members Making News
From Affordable Housing Finance: Six buildings at the Milwaukee Soldiers Home, a national historic landmark district, are being rehabilitated into housing for veterans and their families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Located on the grounds of the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical...
9.25.19 Members Making News
On September 20, the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) and developer The Alexander Company broke ground on the rehabilitation and restoration of the Milwaukee Soldiers Home, a National Historic Landmark District originally built in 1867 to house Civil War soldiers and help them...
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