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Together We Build Wisconsin®

Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority

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    Over 45 Years of Service and Getting Better


    WHEDA works closely with lenders, developers, local government, nonprofits, community groups and others to implement its low-cost financing programs. Since 1972, WHEDA has financed more than 75,000 affordable rental units, helped more than 130,000 families purchase a home and made more than 29,000 small business and agricultural loan guarantees.

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    Our Specialty is Not Just an Art, but Our Mission


    Housing and economic development go hand in hand. That is why with the help of our partners, WHEDA is on the front lines offering a unique set of tools and resources to help home owners, businesses and communities across the state.

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    Growing Wisconsin’s Economy


    Economic development has never been more critical as it is today. Whether it is an agricultural-based business, manufacturer, an established company or a startup, WHEDA offers a number of financing products to help grow Wisconsin’s economy.

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    Experts Who Serve


    WHEDA is an organization filled with people who understand and have a passion for housing and economic development. WHEDA works hard to make your dreams become a reality.

Our Mission

WHEDA’s mission is to stimulate the state’s economy and improve the quality of life for Wisconsin residents by providing affordable housing and business financing products.

Our vision

We provide the tools to help people and communities realize their hopes and dreams.

Helping People Realize Their Dreams

CROP Program

In the late 1970’s, Wisconsin agriculture experienced unprecedented profits due to increasing exports and production...
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Welford Sanders Lofts

For blighted neighborhoods, the revitalization of community often relies on more than simply affordable housing...
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New Bronzeville

Cut through, but not forgotten, the citizens of Bronzeville found themselves severed by the construction of two Milwaukee highways which paved through the center of their community...
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Homeownership at any Age

In 2016, Fort Atkinson was welcoming to a pair of home buyers scouring the market for their new happy home...
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