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Landlord Training Program

The award winning landlord training program operates out of the Department of Neighborhood Services (DNS) downtown location. The goal is to teach landlords fundamental ways to keep illegal activity out of their property. This program was a runner up for the Ford Foundation Harvard Kennedy School of Government Awards program and a 1996 winner of the Innovations In Government award sponsored by the City of Milwaukee Mayor and Common Council.

The classes are FREE and held on a regular basis through out the year at various locations. They are held on evenings and weekends to accommodate virtually anyone's schedule. The classes are generally either one (1) five hour session in one day or two (2) 2.5 hour sessions for two nights. Attendees get a free 100 page comprehensive manual and handouts on a variety of legal and business issues related to managing a property.

► *2017* Landlord Training Program Class Schedule:   May-August

To Register for an Upcoming Landlord Training Class: please provide the following information: name, address + ZIP, email address, telephone number, and the date(s) of the class you prefer, and please email to: or call (414) 286-2954. 


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Apartment Life: A Student Guide (DNS-100)

Use this guide for helpful suggestions about apartment life.

Contact Brochure for Property Owners (DNS-105)

Contacts for Milwaukee building and property owners.

Contactos Para Propietarios de Propiedades - (Spanish DNS-105S)

Contactos para Milwaukee propietarios de edificios y propiedades.

Handrail Sizes and Shapes

Use this document to install the required sizes and shapes for handrails.

So You Want to Be a Landlord (DNS-119)

A summary of city regulations that every new rental property owner needs to know.

Tenant Responsibility Guide (DNS-110)

Things a tenant must know about their responsibility.

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Department of Neighborhood Services
Landlord Training Program (LLTP)
841 N. Broadway,
Room 105
Milwaukee, WI 53202