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  • Wisconsin Attorney General Eases Building Permit Restrictions

    Localities can't impose standards more stringent than the state's.

  • People

    Antonio Riley, executive director of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority, has been selected as a regional administrator for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

  • Can You Swap Lithium Ion for Nicad Batteries?

    A reader recently purchased a DeWalt 18-volt cordless tool with lithium-ion batteries and noticed that the new batteries also fit their old DeWalt tools. Is it okay to use lithium-ion batteries in tools that came with nickel-cadmium (nicad) batteries?

  • WHEDA's Riley Joins HUD

    Antonio Riley, executive director of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA), has been named a regional administrator for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

  • DOE Announces 2009 Solar Decathlon Teams and Dates

    The U.S. Department of Energy has announced this year's participants and dates for the 2009 Solar Decathlon

  • Rehab Brews in Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE— Those seeking affordable shelter in this city have to look no further than Gorman & Co.'s newest rehabbed project, Blue Ribbon Lofts.

  • POP QUIZ

    MEET GARY GORMAN, president and CEO of Gorman & Co., Inc., a Wisconsin-based firm specializing in urban renewal projects.

  • Wisconsin TCAP Development Gets Under Way

    A groundbreaking ceremony was held for Olga Village, a 37-unit development for low-income seniors on Milwaukee’s south side.

  • Solar-Powered Outdoor Lighting

    From very simple residential steplight systems to serious major lighting installations, there are a number of products designed for grid-free installations.

  • Historic Wisconsin Brewery Becomes Workforce Housing

    LA CROSSE, WIS. The Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center here had a difficult time attracting and retaining employees due to the lack of quality affordable housing in its area.