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Housing Help

Explore this new tool to find housing information you can use.


The site filters information for three types of users: homeowners, home buyers and investors/non-profit organizations.


Deconstruction Ordinance

The new Deconstruction Ordinance went into effect on January 1, 2018 and covers structures built in 1929 or earlier, designated historic structures, and structures in historic districts.

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841 N Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202
First Floor

Lake Tower
4001 S 6th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53221

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DNS Commissioner Tom Mishefske  


Preston D. Cole


Phone: (414) 286-2543
Fax: (414) 286-5095

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