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Partners to Sponsor Rehabilitation Effort in Harambee and Riverwest

Neighborhood Improvement Development Corporation (NIDC) in partnership with the Milwaukee Department of Neighborhood Services and Harambee Ombudsman Project and YMCA CDC — Riverwest are working to improve housing in our area. Harambee Ombudsman Project and YMCA CDC — Riverwest, in cooperation with the City of Milwaukee, are happy to announce Milwaukee’s newest Targeted Investment Neighborhood […]

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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 […]

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Y Warmer Winter – Winterizing 100 Homes

by Janice Christensen On Oct. 14, the YMCA will again winterize homes in the Riverwest neighborhood, helping lower energy costs for homeowners. Last year the initiative helped lower heating costs in 41 homes throughout the city. This year the goal is 100 households. The program is free, and open to all homeowners. Donated materials are […]