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NIDC will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 in celebration of Thanksgiving.  Offices will reopen on Monday, Dec. 2 for regular business


Neighborhood Improvement Development Corporation (NIDC)

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.

Sat November 23rd Housing Resource Fair 2019 North Division High School 1011 W Center StHousing Resource Fair

Join NIDC, Take Root Milwaukee, Alderwoman Coggs and Alderman Stamper for their Annual Housing Resource Fair on Saturday, November 23rd from 10am - 2pm at North Division High School (1011 W. Center St). Get connected to a variety of resources from how to purchase a home, how to fix up your home, and how to keep your home. Take part in a workshop, get connected to vendor resources, free giveaways and more! 


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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.


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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.



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Rental Rehabilitation Program

The Rental Rehab program offers rehabilitation assistance to responsible investors who agree to rent to income-eligible tenants.  The property must be located in a Targeted Investment Neighborhood (TIN) and meet program standards when the rehabilitation is complete. Generally, units must have at least 2 bedrooms to qualify.

2019 Rental Rehabilitation Program Expansion


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Homebuyer Assistance Program 

The Homebuyer Assistance Program provides up to $20,000 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.


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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.


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Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative

Working with the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, this initiative focuses on a neighborhood’s positive attributes and works to engage neighbors and homeowners to invest in their neighborhoods and position them as good places to live.


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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.


Bronzeville Homeownership Programs

If you're looking to live in the Bronzeville area or are a current resident in the Bronzeville area get connected with a variety of Homeownership Programs to that area!


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Love Your Block Milwaukee

Supported by the City of Milwaukee and Cities of Service, Love Your Block provides opportunities for community members and neighborhood groups to engage residents in revitalizing their neighborhood through grant-reimbursed block projects on City-owned properties and vacant lots on a block by block approach.

 Last page update:  10/23/2019    


Neighborhood Improvement Development Corporation in partnership with the city of Milwaukee
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809 North Broadway, 3rd Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 286-5610

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Landlord Training-Anderson Lake Tower, 3rd Floor

12-11-20199:00 AM  - 3:00 PMAnderson Lake Tower-3rd Floor, 4001 S 6th St, Milwaukee, WI

Neighborhood Improvement Development Corporation (NIDC)

12-18-20198:30 AM809 N. Broadway, 1st Floor Boardroom

Landlord Training, Lake Tower

01-11-20209:00 AM  - 3:00 PMAnderson Lake Tower, 4001 S 6th St-3rd Floor. Parking available around the building, on the street and in the lots east of 6th Street. Enter from the east entrance.

Free Landlord Training Program, Lake Tower

02-19-20209:00 AM  - 3:00 PMAnderson Lake Tower, 4001 S 6th Street-3rd Floor, take elevator or stairs


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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.

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.