The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the American Planning Association (APA) announced today that Westlawn Gardens will receive the HUD Secretary’s Opportunity & Empowerment Award, one of the highest recognitions in the planning profession.
The purpose of the event was to equip parents with resources that will help them offer the necessary supports that put their children on the road to academic success.
ROSS for Education, also known as Project SOAR (Students + Opportunities + Achievements = Results), is a program intended to expand educational services to youth living in HUD-assisted housing.
Developed by the National Council on Aging, the program is a five-week, ten-course health and wellness program for residents 55 years and older. The goal of the Aging Mastering Program® is to empower older adults to make and maintain small, but impactful changes.
The award will support 19 HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing vouchers (HUD-VASH).
HUD awarded $1.3 million to Marquette University and Near West Side Partners to create comprehensive, homegrown plans to revitalize HUD-assisted College Court and transform the Near West Side community in Milwaukee.
The case study examines the redevelopment of Westlawn, with a focus on the completed Phase I of the project, the build-out of the remaining phases, and the relationship to the broader neighborhood revitalization as part of the Choice Neighborhood Initiative.
The funds will provide security camera systems for the Hillside, Parklawn, and Westlawn Garden developments.
Family, friends, and soon-to-be co-workers gathered at Hillside Family Resource Center the evening of August 23 to celebrate HACM’s latest At Promise Resident Training Program graduates.
The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee honors the memory of United States Senator John McCain, who passed away Saturday, August 25, 2018.
Learn more about the proposed Choice Neighborhood plan that will revitalize the Holton Terrace public housing development and help catalyze critical improvements to the surrounding Harambee neighborhood.
As the result of a new policy established by HUD, all public housing in the US is now smoke-free. The policy went into effect July 30 although HACM implemented it July 1. This rule will protect close to two million Americans nationwide from being exposed to secondhand smoke in their homes.
Rick Roszkowski and Lisa Eichler, recently said “I do” at the Cherry Street Community Garden where they have been volunteering since they initially designed the garden seven years ago.
There was a buzz in the air as the youth proudly unveiled the new public art on June 24.
The visit provided an opportunity for Bill Demchak to see firsthand the impact of PNC Real Estate’s investment in Westlawn Gardens through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program and to discuss best practices for neighborhood redevelopment.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $2.3 million to the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) to implement HUD’s Jobs Plus Initiative at HACM’s Hillside Terrace public housing development.
HACM welcomed over 200 people to its annual meeting where it emphasized that HOUSING IS the platform from which to build a better quality of life and to foster strong, resilient communities.
Created in 2005, HACM’s Education Initiative addresses issues of low attendance and graduation rates in school. The innovative program involves families in the process and works to cultivate the “it takes a village” approach to educating and developing youth.
From the proper way to install and use car seats to the importance of a calm home, families had the ability to learn about everything that comes with raising a child. The event also gave families the opportunity to take home necessary items such as diapers, baby bottles, and Baby Boxes.
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