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TOGETHER WE BUILD WISCONSIN®

Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority

OVER 50 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 87,300 affordable rental units, helped more than 138,300 families purchase a home, and made more than 29,280 small business and agricultural loan guarantees.

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.

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.

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

WHEDA Goes Mobile

The mobile office fueled WHEDA’s transition into the future and provided a legacy that will not likely be forgotten.
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50 Highlights

WHFA (Wisconsin Housing Finance Authority), now WHEDA (Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority), was established in 1972. Included are fifty highlights about the Authority to celebrate WHEDA’s 50th Anniversary. Here’s to fifty more years!
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Safe Harbor

Safe Harbor Homeless Shelter, Inc. of Reedsburg was founded in 2007 and was devoted to housing women and children who did not otherwise have a place to stay. No longer caught in the vicious cycle of homelessness, these families could finally experience calm waters through the protection of their Safe Harbor.
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A Holiday Carol

For two families, next-door neighbors in the Lindsay Heights neighborhood, 2001 marked the first year that they would be able to celebrate the holiday season in the comfort of their own homes.
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