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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 80,000 affordable rental units, helped more than 137,800 families purchase a home and made more than 29,000 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

A Red Cliff Renewal

Upon completion of the Red Cliff Housing Development Phase I in 2008, the wait list in the Town of Russell fell dramatically. In the face of overwhelming odds, WHEDA and the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa provided a space for families to permanently call “home.”
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Veterans Manor

As of 2013, veterans comprised 6% of the total Wisconsin demographic, but nearly 10% of its homeless population. Throughout the United States, veterans are twice as likely to be trapped in cycles of poverty and homelessness.
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Owning a Home

While WHEDA strives to promote affordable housing in Wisconsin, we realize that a house is more than just a place to live. Memories are made, countless “firsts” are experienced, and these houses become homes embedded into the nostalgia of Wisconsin families.
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Noah House

In honor of National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, WHEDA is telling the story of Noah House of Waukesha; a large single-family residence for Alcohol and Other Drug Addicted (AODA) juveniles established in 1982.
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