Company Overview
The mission of the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee is to promote adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity and a suitable living environment free from discrimination.

The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) was chartered in 1944 and is responsible for the construction, management, and provision of safe, affordable, and quality housing with services that enhance residents' self-sufficiency. The Housing Authority is governed by a 7-member Board of Commissioners who are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Common Council. The estimated budget for 2002 is $68.5 million.

The Housing Authority manages 4,403 units of low-income housing that are subsidized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and administers 5,289 Section 8 vouchers. The Housing Authority also owns and manages 968 units of affordable housing and 63 units of market rate rental housing.

Programs and Activities

  • Lease, maintain, and improve public housing units
  • Issue and renew rent assistance certificates and vouchers
  • Inspect privately-owned housing units for rent assistance contracts
  • Increase the self-sufficiency of residents through partnerships with other organizations
Company Summary
Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee
Number of Employees
(414) 286-5886
(414) 286-0599
809 North Broadway
Milwaukee, WI