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Two of four winning projects will address needs of WI Veterans
Governor Scott Walker, the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) and the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) have announced four awardees of a Special Round of Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs), two of which will fund Veterans High Impact Projects.
In addition to designating tax credits for impactful affordable housing projects under the High Impact Project Reserve (HIPR) program, WHEDA set aside credits for Veterans High Impact Projects (HIP) to help finance developments that specifically address housing, employment and/or …
Financial help is needed to save facility immediately
By Lynda L. Jones
The Veteran Men and Women Arm Service, Inc. is currently in danger of losing its facility located at 1105-10 N. 26th Street due to a deliquent tax bill of approximately $5,000.00 with the City of Milwaukee.
“It has been my life’s work to help inform veterans of what they are due, and also provide homeless veterans with a place to stay.” stated Bernice (Burgie) Rogers founder of the organization and owner of the property.
Rogers had been informed by a representative from …
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki announced recently that HUD will provide an additional $524,247 to public housing agencies in Wisconsin to supply permanent housing and case management for 100 homeless veterans.
“Over the past three years, HUD helped thousands of homeless veterans find a permanent place to call home while VA provided medical treatment, case management and other services to address their specific needs,” said HUD Secretary Donovan. “We have no greater mission than to prevent and end …
Veterans at Family House, Inc. were given a special tribute on Memorial Day by Clarene Mitchell, Community Liaison for VITAS Innovative Hospice Care. The residents and staff in attendance received a flag and tac pin of the American flag in appreciation for their military service. Many of the Veterans shared their military memories with pride. Family house is a long-term care facility for elderly and disabled residents. It is located in the heart of Milwaukee’s African American community. Mrs. Cordelia Taylor began Family House over 20 years ago when she …