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Community Warehouse Helps Strengthen City Neighborhoods One House at a Time

Community Warehouse began as an idea in 2001, when its founders asked themselves, “How can we help Milwaukee?” The people who were pondering that question were five businessmen who wanted to start a non-profit organization different from other non-profits. Their mission would be to offer hope, change and grace to the under-served residents of Milwaukee. […]

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First Time Home Buying in Riverwest

Tired of paying rent? Dreaming about fixing up a white elephant or investing in real estate? If so, your dreams of home ownership could become reality in Riverwest, as our neighborhood offers ownership opportunities for those with incomes across the spectrum. All you need is steady employment, flexible credit, a little money to put down, and some research time…

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Programs Can Assist First-Time Homebuyers

by Vince Bushell I asked Riverwest residents in 1999 what they liked about living here. The most common answers: the neighborhood is affordable, diverse, and it offers a city life-style. They also wanted to keep it that way. One way to help stabilize the housing market is to increase the number of homeowners, especially those […]