Thurgood Marshall Apartments Wins HUD Secretary's Award for Healthy Homes

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Cardinal Capital is honored to join Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) in receiving the national U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary's Award for Healthy Homes for its housing project, Thurgood Marshall Apartments. The Healthy Homes award recognizes excellence in healthy housing innovation and achievement.

Developed by Cardinal Capital and Wisconsin Community Services, and financed by WHEDA, Thurgood Marshall Apartments, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a 24-unit, permanent supportive housing project for low-income individuals who are chronically homeless and suffer from chronic alcoholism.

In addition, Thurgood Marshall Apartments is Wisconsin's first New Harm Reduction housing development and a part of Milwaukee County's initiative, launched in the summer of 2015, to end chronic homelessness, a Housing First approach to homelessness. Housing First is based on the idea that a homeless individual or household's first and primary need is to obtain stable, permanent housing, only then can they find stability and begin rebuilding their life.

You can read more about the Healthy Homes Award here: HUD Announces Winners of 2018 Healthy Homes Awards

Excitement Builds as Residents Prepare to Move In at Journey Home

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Excitement is building as residents prepare to move into Journey Home in Cañon City, Colorado. Journey Home is a 3-story structure at 250 Justice Center Road that combines housing with access to support services for formerly homeless adults and families. Journey Homes is the result of a unique partnership between Cardinal Capital and Loaves & Fishes Ministries of Fremont County.

Click here to read more about project: Journey Home

Germania Building Receives Mayor's Design Award

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We are pleased to announce that on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at the 21st Annual Mayor’s Design Award ceremony, the Historic Germania Building received the Mayor’s Design Award.

The Historic Germania Building was recognized in the “Test of Time” category. Projects in this category have added value to the city by restoring or reusing their properties in a way that preserves and enhances the character of their neighborhood and reinforces the traditional neighborhood fabric. These projects help preserve the city’s built environment and architectural legacy for future generations.

Cardinal Capital was honored to present at the ceremony to receive this award along with our partner Haywood Group, LLC and the project’s architect Korb and Associates.

Click here for more information on the Mayor’s Design Award and recipients: 21st Annual Mayor's Design Award

Distinguished Landlord Award

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On Thursday, May 17, 2018 Milwaukee Continuum of Care presented Cardinal Capital with a Distinguished Landlord Award at their Community Engagement and Outreach Fundraiser.

The Distinguished Landlord Award acknowledges Cardinal Capital’s innovative approach to permanent supportive housing in Milwaukee and nationwide. Specifically, it recognizes the property management work done at Thurgood Marshall Apartments, Wisconsin’s first New Harm Reduction housing development located in Milwaukee. The development provides 24 one-bedroom units of permanent, supportive housing for low-income adults who are chronically homeless and suffer from chronic alcoholism.

The nomination notes that Cardinal Capital puts the needs of Thurgood Marshall’s residents first, by way of having very limited screening criteria, and collaborating with other community agencies to open an internal resource and outreach hub within the building. It also highlights the exceptional property maintenance, and amenities available to residents.

We at Cardinal Capital are honored to be recipients of this award.

Germania Awarded Best Renovation Residential Project

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On Thursday, April 12, 2018 at the Milwaukee Business Journal’s 2018 Awards Luncheon, Cardinal Capital and partner Haywood Group received the Best Renovation Residential award for the Historic Germania Building.

You can read more about the Historic Germania and other Real Estate Awards winners in the Milwaukee Business Journal online article.

  Left to Right: Chris Geiger, Asset Manager at Cardinal Capital Management, Inc.; Dan O'Connell, Vice President at Cardinal Capital Management, Inc.

Left to Right: Chris Geiger, Asset Manager at Cardinal Capital Management, Inc.; Dan O'Connell, Vice President at Cardinal Capital Management, Inc.