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    WHEDA Stories is a collection of articles highlighting the positive impact WHEDA has had on the people and places across Wisconsin throughout our 45+ years. 

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    A Bountiful CROP of Wisconsin Farmers

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

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    Growing Dairy

    For many dairy farmers, the practice of a long-loved Wisconsin tradition is rooted in a bloodline that spans for several generations...

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    A SEED for Wisconsin's Future

    In September of 1984, when the warm summer months began growing cooler, Mr. Richard Hecht found his company, Stuart Manufacturing, tumbling into a despairing situation...

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    A Welford Legacy in Lofts

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

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    Traversing Forward with The Open Gate

    The WHEDA Foundation Housing Grant program, launched in 1985, sought to extend WHEDA’s housing mission even further...

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    Action towards Accessibility at Twin Oaks Shelter

    Beginning in the early 2000s, many residents of Darien, a small town in Walworth county, found themselves in an increasingly difficult economic situation...

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    Trinity Pines and WHEDA

    Playing their weekly game of 500 rummy, a group of residents sit around the table exchanging stories, engaging in conversation, and enjoying one another’s company in the community space...          

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    A Dream Fulfilled: The 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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    Securing a HOME for Wisconsin Living

    The health of the Wisconsin housing market relies on finding new opportunities in the form of first-time home buyers...

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    Realizing 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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