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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

Brandon Rule and Seven04 Place

Our life experiences often shape who we are as well as influence our career choices and professional endeavors. Growing up on the south side of Milwaukee, Brandon Rule knew that he wanted to find a way to make a difference for those most in need.
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Lindsay Heights

After 30 years of blight and deterioration, a vision to restore the century-old neighborhood to its original beauty began to take shape. This vision included building new houses on vacant lots, restoring existing older homes, cleaning up neighborhoods, and improving the quality of life for residents.
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Hometown Village Apartments

Hometown Village was specifically developed to offer Section 8 housing for residents who desperately needed rental assistance. In an attempt to spread affordable housing statewide, WHEDA financed its first Section 8 scattered development, which touched 10 rural Wisconsin communities.
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The Stella Hotel

After years of on and off vacancy, continual assault by the elements, and even once being engulfed in flames, The Stella Hotel & Ballroom breathes with fresh new life. This historic building, which has been called a catalyst for growth in downtown Kenosha, will serve as a guiding star by which the development of other restorations may follow.
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