Washington News, Who Owns Milwaukee’s Housing Stock

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This image taken with a drone shows the Milwaukee skyline at sunset Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, in Milwaukee. Morry Gash/AP Photos

We hear reactions from the nation’s capital a day after former-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty in the death of George Floyd. Then, we discuss why out-of-state landlords are on the rise in Milwaukee.

Featured in this Show

  • This Week In Washington: April 21, 2021

    We discuss Washington’s reaction to the guilty verdict in the trial of former-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. And we get an update on President Biden’s infrastructure plan.

  • Out-Of-State Landlords Buying Up Milwaukee Properties

    Out-of-state landlords own about 6,000 rental homes in Milwaukee, up from just 1,500 in 2000. Our guest explains how out-of-state property ownership, which accelerated across the country after the Great Recession’s glut of cheap properties, is changing Milwaukee.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Jennifer Haberkorn Guest
  • Cary Spivak Guest