Category Archives: Wisconsin

Community Development and Policy Studies (CDPS) Update

In the Community Development and Policy Studies (CDPS) Department’s field work throughout the Seventh District, CDPS contacts – in varying contexts – have voiced concerns about conditions impacting low- and moderate-income (LMI) communities. CDPS’ goals include conducting research on community … Continue reading

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Healthy Communities – Milwaukee

By Steven Kuehl Building off the 2013 Healthy Communities Chicago Regional Summit, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will be cohosting a conference, “Healthy Communities – Milwaukee,” on December 2, 2014, that explores the converging visions of community and economic … Continue reading

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Villard Square: Innovative Affordable Housing in Milwaukee Developed by Northwest Side CDC and Financed by BMO Harris and IFF

By: Emily Engel After eight years in the making, The Villard Square GrandFamily Apartments, a first of its kind in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, opened in 2011.  This apartment complex focuses on a giving “grandfamilies” an affordable housing option. Grandfamilies are “families … Continue reading

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“Manufacturing Better Opportunity & A Stronger Economy”

By Steve Kuehl This autumn, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago held two Economic Development Forums in Wisconsin that focused on workforce development.  The Chicago Fed partnered with the Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership (WRTP) and The Center on Wisconsin Strategy … Continue reading

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