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STRONG Homes Loan

Partially forgivable loans to make emergency and essential home repairs.
 

Loans are repayable, with a deferred payment option available for homeowners who are low income and elderly or disabled.

 

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!

 

Housing Help

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

Art Gallery of an ARCH Program participant plus program information.  

ARCH Program

The ARCH Loan Programs provides matching loans of up to $25,000 to buyers of City-owned tax foreclosed properties that will be used for art related uses or as community resources centers.

City Real Estate

City of Milwaukee offices will be closed on Monday, January 21st.  Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, January 22nd.

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. Offers to purchase are reviewed to ensure that buyers will re-use property in a way that improves our community.

Existing Homes

Existing Homes

The City of Milwaukee has many unique opportunities for buyers interested in rehabbing tax-foreclosed properties for homeownership and investment. Properties may be eligible for matching funds to assist buyers with the repair costs through the Homebuyer Assistance Program.

Move-in Ready Homes

  Single Family Home Building Sites

Single Family Home Building Sites

The City of Milwaukee has hundreds of opportunities for new home building. Our affordable lot prices can put a newly constructed home within your reach. Building a house in one of Milwaukee’s urban neighborhoods puts you close to downtown, jobs, shopping, schools, entertainment and parks.

   
Single Family Home Building Sites

Commercial Properties

Commercial Listings advertise retail stores, mixed-use buildings, multi-family properties or industrial facilities for sale and renovation.  Most properties will use licensed commercial brokers for property showings and offer submissions. We look for quality renovations and project feasilbity, as well as offer price.

 

Single Family Home Building Sites
Neighborhood Developments

The Bronzeville New Homes Initiative promotes homeownership and new construction in the greater Bronzeville area – from N. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. to I-43/N. 7th St. between W. Garfield Ave. and W. Center St. A select number of lots will be sold for $1.00 to buyers who will build and occupy traditional-style homes.

Walnut Circle is one of Milwaukee’s newest single-family subdivisions, located near the intersection of 20th and Walnut.

     
Property Rehabilitation Resources

Property Rehabilitation Resources

Residential

Commercial

 

Single Family Home Building Sites
Vacant Lots

The City owns and maintains more than 3,000 vacant lots. Some lots get developed, many are being used informally by neighbors for community gardens and parks, and many more lie dormant waiting for their potential to be realized.

     
Single Family Home Building Sites

Brownfield Opportunities

There are many resources available to learn what a Brownfield property is and how to navigate the process of assessing, remediating and redeveloping a Brownfield property. Tax delinquent brownfields range from several acre parcels with multiple buildings to vacant lots of minimal size.

 


Development Sites 

Development sites owned by the City, Redevelopment Authority or MPS are available for commercial and industrial developments that contribute business and retail services to our commercial districts or increase employment in our industrial corridors. Select residential tracts or unique infill lots are also available to expand housing opportunities. Sites listed below are available for quality developments that meet the specified use requirements and City design guidelines, are financially viable and ready for immediate construction and expand our tax base.

   

 

 

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Real Estate
809 North Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202 

(414) 286-5730



Residential Properties (414) 286-5805 
Keith Bailey  kbaile@milwaukee.gov
Email offers to: ResidentialOffers@milwaukee.gov
 
Commercial Properties (414) 286-5736 
Matt Haessly  mhaess@milwaukee.gov

Vacant Lots (414) 286-5762
Yves LaPierre  ylapie@milwaukee.gov

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Calendar

Landlord Training Program, Capitol Library (At Capacity)

01-23-20191:00 PM  - 7:00 PMCapitol Library, 3969 N. 74th St. in the Community Room. There is parking in the library lot, and on the street. Walk-ins may be allowed to fill empty seats.

Homebuyer Orientation Session featuring $20,000 forgivable loan

01-28-20196:00 PM  - 7:00 PMWashington Park Library (2121 N Sherman Blvd - Finney Community Room)

Landlord Training Program, Lake Tower (Already at-Capacity)

02-09-20199:00 AM  - 3:00 PMAnderson Water Tower is located at 4001 S. 6th St. The class is held on the 3rd Floor. There is parking around the building, on the street and in the lots east of the tower, accessed by Norwich St.

Homebuyer Orientation Session featuring $20,000 forgivable loan

02-12-20196:00 PM  - 7:00 PMMitchell Street Library (906 W Mitchell Street)

Community Improvement Project (CIP) Info Session - matching grants up to $4,000

02-13-20196:00 PM  - 7:00 PMMitchell St Library, 906 W Historic Mitchell St.

Community Improvement Project (CIP) Info Session - matching grants up to $4,000[34]

02-14-201910:00 AM  - 11:00 AMHillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N. 7th St.

Homebuyer Orientation Session featuring $20,000 forgivable loan

02-25-20196:00 PM  - 7:00 PMWashington Park Library (2121 N Sherman Blvd - Finney Community Room)

Landlord Training Program, (Part 1) Washington Park Library

02-26-20195:00 PM  - 7:30 PMWashington Park Library-Finney Community Room, 2121 N. Sherman Bl, Milwaukee, WI

Landlord Training Program, (Part 2) Washington Park Library

02-27-20195:00 PM  - 7:30 PMWashington Park Library-Finney Community Room, 2121 N. Sherman Bl, Milwaukee, WI

Landlord Training Program, Lake Tower

03-09-20199:00 AM  - 3:00 PMAnderson Water Tower is located at 4001 S. 6th St. The class is held on the 3rd Floor. There is parking around the building, on the street and in the lots east of the tower, accessed by Norwich St.

Homebuyer Orientation Session featuring $20,000 forgivable loan

03-12-20196:00 PM  - 7:00 PMMitchell Street Library (906 W Mitchell Street)

Community Improvement Project (CIP) Info Session - matching grants up to $4,000

03-13-20196:00 PM  - 7:00 PMWashington Park Library, 2121 N. Sherman Blvd.

Community Improvement Project (CIP) Info Session - matching grants up to $4,000[34]

03-14-201910:00 AM  - 11:00 AMHillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N. 7th St.

Landlord Training Program, East Library

03-20-20191:00 PM  - 7:00 PMEast Library in the Ellipse Room, 2320 N. Cramer St.

Homebuyer Orientation Session featuring $20,000 forgivable loan

03-26-20196:00 PM  - 7:00 PMWashington Park Library (2121 N Sherman Blvd - Finney Community Room)

Community Improvement Project (CIP) Info Session - matching grants up to $4,000

04-10-20196:00 PM  - 7:00 PMBay View Library, 2566 S Kinnickinnic Ave.

Community Improvement Project (CIP) Info Session - matching grants up to $4,000[34]

04-11-201910:00 AM  - 11:00 AMHillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N. 7th St.

Community Improvement Project (CIP) Info Session - matching grants up to $4,000

05-08-20196:00 PM  - 7:00 PMWashington Park Library, 2121 N. Sherman Blvd.

Community Improvement Project (CIP) Info Session - matching grants up to $4,000[34]

05-09-201910:00 AM  - 11:00 AMHillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N. 7th St.

Homebuyer Orientation Session featuring $20,000 forgivable loan

05-20-20196:00 PM  - 7:00 PMWashington Park Library (2121 N Sherman Blvd - Finney Community Room)

Community Improvement Project (CIP) Info Session - matching grants up to $4,000

06-12-20196:00 PM  - 7:00 PMZablocki Library, 3501 W Oklahoma Ave.

Community Improvement Project (CIP) Info Session - matching grants up to $4,000[34]

06-13-201910:00 AM  - 11:00 AMHillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N. 7th St.

Community Improvement Project (CIP) Info Session - matching grants up to $4,000

07-10-20196:00 PM  - 7:00 PMWashington Park Library, 2121 N. Sherman Blvd.

Community Improvement Project (CIP) Info Session - matching grants up to $4,000[34]

07-11-201910:00 AM  - 11:00 AMHillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N. 7th St.

Homebuyer Orientation Session featuring $20,000 forgivable loan

07-22-20196:00 PM  - 7:00 PMWashington Park Library (2121 N Sherman Blvd - Finney Community Room)

Community Improvement Project (CIP) Info Session - matching grants up to $4,000[34]

08-08-201910:00 AM  - 11:00 AMHillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N. 7th St.

Community Improvement Project (CIP) Info Session - matching grants up to $4,000

08-14-20196:00 PM  - 7:00 PMMitchell St Library, 906 W Historic Mitchell St.

Community Improvement Project (CIP) Info Session - matching grants up to $4,000

09-11-20196:00 PM  - 7:00 PMVillard Square Library, 5190 N 35th St.

Community Improvement Project (CIP) Info Session - matching grants up to $4,000[34]

09-12-201910:00 AM  - 11:00 AMHillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N. 7th St.

Homebuyer Orientation Session featuring $20,000 forgivable loan

09-23-20196:00 PM  - 7:00 PMWashington Park Library (2121 N Sherman Blvd - Finney Community Room)

Community Improvement Project (CIP) Info Session - matching grants up to $4,000

10-09-20196:00 PM  - 7:00 PMZablocki Library, 3501 W Oklahoma Ave.

Community Improvement Project (CIP) Info Session - matching grants up to $4,000[34]

10-10-201910:00 AM  - 11:00 AMHillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N. 7th St.

Community Improvement Project (CIP) Info Session - matching grants up to $4,000

11-13-20196:00 PM  - 7:00 PMWashington Park Library, 2121 N. Sherman Blvd.

Community Improvement Project (CIP) Info Session - matching grants up to $4,000[34]

11-14-201910:00 AM  - 11:00 AMHillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N. 7th St.

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