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I don’t think that you can address poverty unless you address the lack of affordable housing in the cities.”

Matthew Desmond
Denise Lockwood, owner of the Racine County Eye news website.

As a business owner, chances are good that you have struggled with keeping and retaining talent. Just the other day a friend told me her business was understaffed and the people they did have were not in a stable place. One employee called off work because they were being evicted from their apartment.

That’s why Racine County Eye is dedicating an entire year to Unlocking Racine: A multimedia storytelling project and art show about the housing crisis in Racine.

Click on the story below to learn more about our project and how you can help.

Housing in Racine: help us fund our year-long journalism project

This summer we will launch a year-long series of stories around housing in Racine. Our focus will be on evictions, homelessness, rents, homeownership, and new construction. We also plan on […] Share this:TweetCustomize buttons

Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for Patch.com, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.