MISSION: The Harambee Neighborhood Improvement District (NID) is organized for the purpose of providing owner-occupants and neighborhood-based homeowners of the Harambee NID funds in order to conduct essential repairs to their homes and provide local jobs with the goal of stabilizing property values and home ownership in the defined area, with the goal of full occupancy.
WHAT WE DO: The Haramabee NID provides home repair resources to homeowners within the Harambee NID boundaries.
The Harambee NID #7 Board Applications and Elections are quickly approaching and we want to make sure you stay up-to-date on the entire process. The NID application opens in early February, apply online, download the pdf or fill our the form that is mailed to you. Mail your application back or drop it off at 526 E Concordia Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53212. To get a notification email, contact Clarissa Morales for more information.
2021 Grant Application to Open in Spring
Letter from our Board President
On behalf of the Board of Directors for Harambee Neighborhood Improvement District #7, we are honored to have been elected to serve this great neighborhood. Our NID’s purpose continues to be allocating special assessments funds as yearly home repair grants to neighbors for projects that invest these dollars back into our community. Since the summer of 2018, we have successfully funded 24 home improvement grant projects that have impacted 24 families located within the NID boundaries. Our residents and staff are a critical part of these success stories!
Since the NID is a resident-lead initiative, exercising your voice is what will determine the future of the NID’s impact and its ability to improve the quality of our neighborhood. Your ideas on how you’d like to see these improvements developed are always welcomed and we hope that you will join us during our open board meetings. As the Board of Directors, along with our administrative staff at Riverworks Development Corporation, we will continue to seek and develop long term relationships that leverage resources to revitalizing homeownership in Harambee. It will be this type of community collaboration and forward-thinking that will determine how we support families in maintaining the value of their homes against economic challenges.
This an exciting time in Harambee, which has a rich history of being a great place to live and do business. Please feel free to contact myself or Riverworks staff for more information about how your organization or household can get involved. We continue to count on our residents and community of stakeholders in securing additional resources in order to successfully support our current and future homeowners.
Cordella Jones, Chairperson
Harambee Neighborhood Improvement District #7