News

Experts discuss Dane County affordable housing crisis, possible solutions

Experts said closing housing gap is hard or virtually impossible

City of Madison

Oscar Mayer Special Area Plan tries to find equity in jobs, housing

Ald. Sayed Abbas highlighted community concerns regarding streets, environment

Fall 2019
City of Madison

Surveys, reports place affordable housing issues atop agenda in federal funding plan

In order to receive federal funding from US Department of Housing and Urban Development, City of Madison must develop five year Consolidated Plan

City of Madison

Madison City Finance Committee recommends $4.1 million in funds for affordable housing projects

Recommendation pending approval by city council

City of Madison

Experts say gentrification in Madison area due to rapid increase in millennial population

Long-time Madison residents forced to leave city due to high cost of living

Editorial

Editorial Board: Fall 2019 stories to watch

From free speech, to police practices, to juuling, let the Badger Herald Editorial Board be your guide

Herald

Campaigning for change: Rhodes-Conway names affordable housing, public transportation as two key platform points approaching April’s election

As the April 2 mayoral election approaches, Rhodes-Conway reiterates the importance of community and political collaboration to enact change within Madison

City of Madison

As affordable housing options shrink in Madison, local refugee resettlement efforts suffer

Only two refugee resettlement organizations remain in the city, as rising housing prices have edged others out

City of Madison

Ongoing problems at Tree Lane Family Apartments result in nuisance abatement, threatens future of newly proposed supportive housing site

Heartland Housing development must create plan offering increased support to its formerly-homeless tenants

Herald

UW students set their sights on local elections to bolster campus representation in city government

Affordable housing, sustainable transportation among issues raised by student candidates looking to bring fresh perspectives to the eighth district