Out-of-state investors are buying up and renting single-family homes and duplexes. And construction businesses are shorthanded.
Tag: affordable housing
Spray-painted house in Janesville, Wisconsin highlights affordable housing crisis
A message spray-painted on a two-story Janesville rental home accuses a tenant of not paying her rent. The vandalism not only makes a public spectacle of a landlord’s ongoing dispute with a renter he’s trying to evict, it also shines a light on the need for affordable housing in the city.
Cooling assistance is scarce in Milwaukee and across Wisconsin. But here are some options.
A guide to reducing energy costs during hot summers
A Fox Valley builder provides affordable housing. It’s not easy.
Expert says, ‘middle income, workforce housing price point for ownership has just disappeared’ in Wisconsin. Here’s how one builder is trying to meet the need.
Long waits for federal rental assistance leave Milwaukee-area residents fearing eviction
Some renters say they waited months to find out whether they qualified for thousands of dollars in emergency help to pay past-due rent. Some are still waiting.
How to get rental assistance in Wisconsin
A guide to navigating assistance programs for those at risk of eviction during the pandemic.
Northeast Wisconsin’s critical shortage of affordable housing has deep roots and no easy fixes. Here’s why.
There’s a dearth of more than 119,000 rental housing units in Wisconsin. Northeast Wisconsin is no exception to that shortage.
How a lack of affordable housing crimps lives, economy in northeast Wisconsin
Amber Edwards has always worked full time, yet she found herself without a home due to a lack of affordable housing options in the Green Bay area.
Affordable rent, stable housing help some residents succeed
Stable housing plays a key role in ensuring academic success.