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  • WHEDA’s impact in Wisconsin since 1972

    The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) was created in 1972 by the Wisconsin Legislature to meet an increasing need for affordable housing financing. The Legislature broadened WHEDA’s mission in 1983 to include financing for the expansion of business and agricultural activity in the state. As a lender, WHEDA has over $2 billion in assets.

    Since 1972, WHEDA has issued over


    in tax-exempt and taxable bonds to invest in affordable housing and economic development, financed more than


    affordable rental units, helped more than


    families purchase a home, and made more than


    small business and agricultural loan guarantees.

  • 1,087

    awards issued since 1985 through the WHEDA Foundation, Inc. totaling


    to housing providers across Wisconsin

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  • $8B

    in mortgage loans provided to over


    Wisconsin families


    certified WHEDA lenders

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  • $575M

    in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) awarded to WHEDA since 2004 helped finance



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  • Since 1986, WHEDA has awarded


    in Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) and provided


    in multifamily housing loans, resulting in


    affordable rental housing units financed 

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  • 1,132

    business loan guarantees provided by WHEDA resulting in over


    in financing for Wisconsin businesses

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  • WHEDA has provided


    in lending through the Credit Relief Outreach Program (CROP) helping over


    Wisconsin farmers

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