• Refine Search

  • All Results

Housing Resources

Neighborhood Improvement Development Corporation (NIDC)

Image of a row of homes in the city of milwaukee

NIDC works with City departments, community-based agencies, financial institutions, developers, local foundations, and most importantly, residents, to improve Milwaukee's neighborhoods.

NIDC is affiliated with the City of Milwaukee's Department of City Development.

Image of a city of milwaukee home

Targeted Investment Neighborhoods (TINs)

TINs sustain and increase owner-occupancy, provide high quality affordable rental housing, strengthen property values, and improve neighborhood physical appearance and quality of life. TINs focus resources for 3 years on a small area, generally 6 to 12 city blocks.

An image of a home in the city of Milwaukee

STRONG Homes Loan

The STRONG Homes Loan Program offers partially forgivable loans to homeowners throughout the City of Milwaukee. Loans can be used to make emergency and essential home repairs and address building code orders. Loans are repayable, with a deferred payment option is available for homeowners who are low income and elderly or disabled.

image of a row of houses in the city of Milwaukee

Homebuyer Assistance Program

The Homebuyer Assistance Program provides up to $35,000 to assist with the rehabilitation of City-owned foreclosed homes. NIDC and its development partners also have a limited number of fully rehabilitated homes available for sale.

Image of a house in the city of Milwaukee

Tax Incremental Districts (TIDs)

Forgivable loans are available to assist owner-occupants with repairs in a limited number of neighborhood-based Tax Incremental Districts, a special financing tool that enables the City to borrow against the growth of tax base in order to create a pool of loan resources.

Image of bloom and groom flower sale event

Community Improvement Projects (CIPs)

Matching grants of up to $4,000 are available for sustainable projects that physically enhance a neighborhood and increase resident camaraderie.

Image of a planter box/bench

Healing Spaces Initiative

Healing Spaces Initiative will help residents build relaxing natural environments on available city-owned vacant lots while, at the same time, eliminate blighted spaces and engage residents.




Home Improvement Contractors Wanted

The Neighborhood Improvement Development Corporation is seeking licensed contractors. 

 Last page update:  03/06/2024

Contact Us

  Email NIDC



 809 North Broadway, 3rd Floor , Milwaukee, WI 53202

 Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

E-Notify login page
Get Email & Text Notifications

Concerned about mortgage payments?

Area banks, credit unions and mortgage holding companies are offering a variety of customer assistance programs.
For more information please visit Take Root Milwaukee

¿Preocupado sobre los pagos de su hipoteca?

Instituciones financieras están ofreciendo una variedad de programas de asistencia al consumidor.
Para mas informacion por favor visite Take Root Milwaukee



Please wait while we gather your results.
Milwaukee Wins Cities of Service National Competition PDF Document

Milwaukee Wins Cities of Service National Competition

Milwaukee Wins Cities of Service National Competition to Revitalize Neighborhoods. Milwaukee will receive $25,000, and support from two AmeriCorps VISTA members dedicated to fighting blight and will receive expert technical assistance from Cities of Service.

Wisconsin foreclosure filings hit 18-year low in 2018 News Article

Wisconsin foreclosure filings hit 18-year low in 2018

Wisconsin foreclosure filings hit 18-year low in 2018 but still an issue. The city works with buyers of foreclosed houses to bring them up to code, offering some a $20,000 forgivable home improvement loan to help cover rehab costs. Learn more in the article.

This site is powered by the Northwoods Titan Content Management System