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Audit Raises Concern Over St. Croix Chippewa’s Use of HUD Grant Money; Duffy Requests...

The findings of 2014 and 2015 audits of the St. Croix Chippewa Housing Authority raise concerns over how the money may have been allocated. Out of concern that the money is not reaching those in need, House Financial Services Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Sean Duffy (WI-07) requests U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro to offer further explanation.

Grant will fund assistant naturalist, invasive species coordinator and trail laborer at Peninsula State...

Peninsula State Park in Door County will have more naturalist activities available, be better positioned to deal with invasive species and have improved trail maintenance thanks to a $25,500 donation from Friends of Peninsula State Park accepted by the state Natural Resources Board in Madison today

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces VA Grants for Wisconsin to Prevent and End Veteran...

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today applauded the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) after they announced over $3 million in awards for Wisconsin non-profits to help prevent and end veteran homelessness.

WHEDA Foundation Awards $500,000 in 2015 Housing Grants

The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) has announced that the WHEDA Foundation, Inc. is awarding $500,000 in housing grants to 28 special?needs housing providers throughout the state. These grants, awarded during WHEDA’s annual Housing Grant Program competition, help housing providers build new facilities or make improvements to their existing facilities.

City of Milwaukee Receives $1 Million State Grant for Water Technology Business Park

The City of Milwaukee has been awarded a $1 million state grant for the development of Reed Street Yards, a water technology business park now under construction adjacent to the Global Water Center

UWM Real Estate Foundation using WEDC environmental grant for construction of new business accelerator...

The UWM Real Estate Foundation, Inc. will receive a $205,850 Brownfield Program award from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) to assist in the environmental remediation at the site of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s new Innovation Campus in Wauwatosa

HUD ANNOUNCES JOB GRANTS IN WISCONSIN

CHICAGO - September 24, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded Wisconsin nearly $720,000 in grants to help public and assisted housing residents connect with local services to obtain education and training to find jobs. The funding allows these local grantees to retain or hire 1,500 service coordinators to work directly with HUD-assisted families to connect them to the supportive services that meet their individual needs to become gainfully employed. (See chart at bottom of release.)

EPA Announces Brownfields Grants

Madison - August 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Susan Hedman today announced EPA brownfields grants totaling $800,000 to clean up contaminated properties in Madison, Wisconsin.

HUD AWARDS NEARLY $760,000 IN GRANTS TO COMBAT HOUSING DISCRIMINATION IN WISCONSIN

CHICAGO, IL - May 28, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded nearly $760,000 to three fair housing organizations to assist people in Wisconsin who believe they have been victims of housing discrimination.

Wisconsin Surpasses Home Energy Efficiency Goal and Helps More than 30,500 Homeowners Save on...

January 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu hosted a conference call today with Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) to announce that Wisconsin has surpassed its aggressive energy efficiency goal established with the U.S. Department of Energy for funding under the 2009 stimulus law, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Through the weatherization program, the state has helped a total of more than 30,500 Wisconsin families improve the energy efficiency of their homes over the last three years, saving the average household more than $400 a year on its energy utility bills.

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Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen Announces National Mortgage Settlement Relief Exceeds...

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced today that Wisconsin borrowers received $23.5 million in mortgage loan-related relief in the first quarter of 2013 under the National Mortgage Settlement. Adding to previously announced totals, 3,516 Wisconsin borrowers have now claimed $167,183,021 in loan-related relief. In addition, 106 Wisconsin borrowers are in trial mortgage modifications, which will add $8 million to the State’s relief in coming months – raising the projected total to more than $175 million statewide so far.

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DNR offers guidance to shoreland property owners struggling with damage after...

As spring weather sets in, some shoreland property owners in Northern Wisconsin are discovering Mother Nature has changed the look of their waterfront due to shifting ice over the winter months