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.
Many thanks to Michael Best employees for providing gifts to over 100 HACM residents this past holiday season.
HUD lauds HACM’s impact as it closes out Voluntary Compliance Agreement - HACM has greatly exceeded goals for the Section 3 program that provides job and contracting opportunities to public housing and other low-income residents.
HACM held a celebration for the latest group of young men to complete the YouthBuild program.
Propelled by a dynamic group of community partners working together to maximize impact at the neighborhood level, the multi-sport court is an important community asset in the Westlawn Gardens neighborhood.
The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee honors the life and legacy of 41st President of the United States George Herbert Walker Bush, who passed away Friday, November 30, 2018 at the age of 94.
HACM's operations team recently received a risk management award from the Housing Authority Insurance Group (HAI Group) for the best use of a grant program for the risk control measures taken to address snow and ice removal.
Nearly 150 HACM residents have completed the Make Your Money Talk program since June 2018 - one of the largest classes since the partnership began in 2004.
Brightening lives since 1986, Community Partners for Seniors (CPS) hosted a bingo party at HACM's Mitchell Court development. Residents gathered for games, camaraderie, and good old fashion fun.
HACM was recently honored with a Diversity in Business award from The Daily Reporter for its At-Promise Resident Training Program. The program is a HACM initiative that provides low-income HACM residents with a new pathway to self-sufficiency.
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.