Starting with housing to reduce racial disparities in Milwaukee
Historic racism, state-level meddling and decade-long trends have combined to severely harm the state of affordable housing in Milwaukee. To solve it, a citywide and long-term plan is required, according to Teig Whaley-Smith, the chief alliance officer at the Community Development Alliance and a former Milwaukee County official.

Whaley-Smith spoke Tuesday at a meeting of the Milwaukee Rotary Club about what is needed to reduce racial disparities in homeownership in the city, a problem with branches that extend from the health and education of children to the area’s economic strength...
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Ken Notes: This is so important, most of our zoning programs prevent the construction of smaller affordable housing. It is fine to live in a 600 sq ft apartment but almost impossible build a 600 sq ft home...



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