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Building stronger neighborhoods - Milwaukee responds to foreclosures

Help for Neighbors

Is a foreclosed property causing problems in your neighborhood?  

This list of contacts can be used to report problems with vacant properties in your neighborhood. The appropriate City department and contact numbers are listed along with directions for reporting concerns online. Your assistance will increase the effectiveness of our collective efforts to minimize the negative effects of foreclosed properties in your neighborhood.

Weeds
Tall Grass
Snow Shoveling
Call the Department of Public Works

414-286-8282

Trash, Litter, Debris
Boards Removed
Code Violations
No Gas
No Electric
Call the Department of Neighborhood Services

414-286-2268

Trash, Litter, Debris
Boards Removed
Code Violations
No Gas
No Electric
Call the Milwaukee Police Department

414-933-4444

To report any of
these concerns
online

Use the City’s E-Notify System
www.city.milwaukee.gov

Click: Request Services Online
Create an account if you do not already have one
Make E-Service Request

City ordinances require that owners of non-owner occupied properties, including foreclosed homes, record a local contact agent with the Department of Neighborhood Services (DNS). Ownership and local contact information for foreclosed properties is available through the DNS website.