• WHEDA awards nine Milwaukee Projects Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

    May 6, 2016

    28 projects expected to create more than 1,300 affordable housing units statewide

    On Monday May 2, 2016 Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor
    Rebecca Kleefisch announced the awarding of more
    than $14 million in Low-Income Housing Tax Credits
    (LIHTC) to fund affordable housing developments
    across Wisconsin. The tax credits, which are distributed
    by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development
    Authority (WHEDA), will move forward 28 developments
    that will create 1,307 units of affordable rental
    housing. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch made the announcement
    Monday morning at the Milwaukee Urban League, next
    door to the Historic Garfield Redevelopment Phase 1
    which was one of the projects awarded tax credits. Pictured
    at the announcement are (from left) Milwaukee
    Alderwoman Milele Coggs; City of Milwaukee Commissioner
    of City Development Rocky Marcoux ; Lt.
    Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch; Maures Development Group
    founder and president Melissa Goins; WHEDA executive
    director Wyman B. Winston, and State Senator Lena


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