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Building a Stronger Milwaukee

Welcome to the Department of City Development. We promote an atmosphere where jobs can be created, neighborhoods can flourish, tourism can be maximized, and families can realize their dreams.

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HBA $20,000 Forgivable Loan

The Homebuyer Assistance Program offers assistance from a rehab specialist and up to a $20,000 forgivable loan for the rehab of City-owned homes.
 

Attend a Homebuyer Orientation Session!

 

Walnut Circle - Josey Heights - The Legacy Subdivision

Build your NEW HOME in one of the City’s premier subdivisions located in the heart of the City! Lots available for $1, along with a $10,000 forgivable second mortgage loan.

 

Housing Help

Explore the Housing Help tool to find housing resources you can use if you're a homebuyer, homeowner or investor.  

 

Lunch & Learn

The Lunch & Learn Summer Series will explore current development opportunities and challenges. Mark your calendars to join us!

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About Us
The mission of the Department of City Development (DCD) is to improve the quality of life in Milwaukee by guiding and promoting development that creates jobs, builds wealth and strengthens the urban environment, and at the same time respects equity, economy and ecology.

 

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City Real Estate
The City of Milwaukee offers a variety of properties for sale, including fully rehabilitated homes, tax-foreclosed buildings, vacant lots, surplus municipal facilities and brownfield properties suitable for redevelopment. 

     


Plans & Studies
The City prepares plans and studies which guide development in individual neighborhoods; these documents include neighborhood redevelopment and action plans.

 


Projects
The Department of City Development works with multiple partners to implement projects around the City of Milwaukee. Learn more about what projects we're currently working on.

     
 



Housing Resources

The City of Milwaukee offers a variety of resources and incentive programs to help current homeowners, home buyers, investors and non-profit organizations.

 



 

 

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Contact Us

809 North Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202

(414) 286-5800

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Commissioner

Rocky Marcoux

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Phone: (414) 286-5800
Fax: (414) 286-5467

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Alderman Rainey at Press Conference for investment program

Milwaukee picked by D.C. group for investment program impacting 30th Street Corridor

A team of Milwaukee leaders has been selected to run a capital reinvestment initiative impacting the 30th Street Industrial Corridor.

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Good City car in front of Century City

Good City Brewing to buy Century City building

Good City Brewing to purchase the century City building from the City of Milwaukee. Good City Brewing plans to move office and warehouse operations to the Century City business park on Milwaukee’s northwest side and hopes to establish brewery operations there within two years.

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