Archive | May 2002

Natasha King Named Program Officer at Milwaukee LISC: Community Development Veteran Brings Diverse Skills to Non-Profit Organization

MILWAUKEE — Natasha L. King, who for the last nine years has worked in the city’s banking and community development industries, has joined the Milwaukee office of Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) as a program officer. King’s duties and responsibilities will involve working with local community development corporations (CDCs) as they strengthen their neighborhoods by […]

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WHEDA Introduces HOME Plus Loan Option and Incorporates Home Improvement Loan Program into the HOME Program

MADISON — HOME Plus, a new supplemental home-mortgage package, will help more low- and middle-income homebuyers cover their down payments, closing costs and future repairs, according to the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA). Home mortgage borrowers who qualify for an existing WHEDA HOME (Home Ownership Made Easy) mortgage loan now also may qualify […]

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City Loan Programs Provide Money for Owner-Occupied Home Rehabilitation

The City of Milwaukee Department of Neighborhood Services (DNS), in association with the Neighborhood Improvement Development Corporation (NIDC), offers low-interest loans for owner-occupied home rehabilitation. The Owner-Occupied Rehab Loan program details: Low interest loans, 0% to 3% Funded by Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Maximum term 15 years Owner occupied, one to two family residential […]

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Summer Program Opportunies at the YMCA Holton Youth Center

Do you want your child to have memories that last a lifetime? How about knowing that your children will be supervised in positive activities all summer long that focus on fun, learning, leadership, physical activity, community service and social development? How about knowing that your children will be taken care of by staff thoroughly trained […]

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The Riverwest Neighborhood Association: What it is and How it Works

by Jan Christensen The process for creating the Riverwest Neighborhood Association (RNA) began in 2000, in response to the desire for a neighborhood organization as stated in the Neighborhood Strategic Plan (NSP). The group has adopted the NSP-defined mission for now: “Building a neighborhood that is: proud, safe, affordable, respectful of diversity and working to […]

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