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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.


 

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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
Contact Us

809 North Broadway, 3rd Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 286-5610
nidc@milwaukee.gov


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Calendar

Homebuyer Orientation Session featuring $20,000 forgivable loan

01-27-20206:00 PM  - 7:00 PMWashington Park Library (2121 N Sherman Blvd)

Landlord Training-MLK Library, Tuesday (at-capacity, preregistration closed)

01-28-20201:30 PM  - 7:30 PMMartin Luther King Library, Community Room, 310 W Locust St. There is street parking, and in the library lot.

DNS Housing Resource Fair / Feria de recursos de vivienda

01-30-20205:00 PM  - 7:30 PMKosciuszko Community Center, 2201 S. 7th Street

Landlord Training-Mitchell Street Library, Saturday (At Capacity, no more preregistration)

02-08-202010:30 AM  - 4:30 PMMitchell Street Library-Community Room, 906 W Historic Mitchell St.

Homebuyer Orientation Session featuring $20,000 forgivable loan

02-11-20206:00 PM  - 7:00 PMMitchell Street Library (906 W Mitchell Street)

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

02-12-20206:00 PM  - 7:00 PMMitchell St Library, 906 W Historic Mitchell St.

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

02-13-202010:00 AM  - 11:00 AMHillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N 7th St

Landlord Training Program, Lake Tower, Wednesday

02-19-20209:00 AM  - 3:00 PMAnderson Lake Tower, 4001 S 6th Street-3rd Floor, take elevator or stairs. Parking available on the street and in the lots east of 6th Street.

Homebuyer Orientation Session featuring $20,000 forgivable loan

02-24-20206:00 PM  - 7:00 PMWashington Park Library (2121 N Sherman Blvd)

Landlord Training-Lake Tower, Tuesday

03-10-20209:00 AM  - 3:00 PMAnderson Lake Tower, 4001 S 6th St-3rd Floor Conference Room. There is parking on the street and in the lots east of 6th Street (as it is a workday, there is minimal parking in the tower lot).

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

03-11-20206:00 PM  - 7:00 PMVillard Square Library, 5190 N 35th St

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

03-12-202010:00 AM  - 11:00 AMHillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N 7th St

Homebuyer Orientation Session featuring $20,000 forgivable loan

03-17-20206:00 PM  - 7:00 PMMitchell Street Library (906 W Mitchell Street)

Landlord Training-Washington Park Library, Wednesday

03-18-20201:30 PM  - 7:30 PMWashington Park Library in the Finney Community Room (2nd Floor). There is parking in the library lot, and on the street.

Landlord Training-Lake Tower, Saturday

03-28-20209:00 AM  - 3:00 PMAnderson Lake Tower-3rd-floor Conference Room. As it is Saturday, here is ample parking all-around-the-building, on the street, and in the lots east of 6th St.

Homebuyer Orientation Session featuring $20,000 forgivable loan

03-30-20206:00 PM  - 7:00 PMWashington Park Library (2121 N Sherman Blvd)

Landlord Training-Mitchell Street Library, Community Room, Monday

04-06-20201:30 PM  - 7:30 PMMitchell Street Library, Community Room, 906 W Historic Mitchell Street. There is parking on the street and in the parking lot north of the library.

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

04-08-20206:00 PM  - 7:00 PMBay View Library, 2566 S Kinnickinnic Ave

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

04-09-202010:00 AM  - 11:00 AMHillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N 7th St

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

05-13-20206:00 PM  - 7:00 PMWashington Park Library, 2121 N Sherman Blvd

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

05-14-202010:00 AM  - 11:00 AMHillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N 7th St

Homebuyer Orientation Session featuring $20,000 forgivable loan

05-19-20206:00 PM  - 7:00 PMWashington Park Library (2121 N Sherman Blvd)

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

06-10-20206:00 PM  - 7:00 PMZablocki Library, 3501 W Oklahoma Ave

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

06-11-202010:00 AM  - 11:00 AMHillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N 7th St

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

07-08-20206:00 PM  - 7:00 PMWashington Park Library, 2121 N Sherman Blvd

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

07-09-202010:00 AM  - 11:00 AMHillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N 7th St

Homebuyer Orientation Session featuring $20,000 forgivable loan

07-27-20206:00 PM  - 7:00 PMWashington Park Library (2121 N Sherman Blvd)

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

08-12-20206:00 PM  - 7:00 PMMitchell St Library, 906 W Historic Mitchell St

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

08-13-202010:00 AM  - 11:00 AMHillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N 7th St

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

09-09-20206:00 PM  - 7:00 PMVillard Square Library, 5190 N 35th st

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

09-10-202010:00 AM  - 11:00 AMHillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N 7th St

Homebuyer Orientation Session featuring $20,000 forgivable loan

09-28-20206:00 PM  - 7:00 PMWashington Park Library (2121 N Sherman Blvd)

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

10-14-20206:00 PM  - 7:00 PMWashington Park Library, 2121 N Sherman Blvd

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

10-15-202010:00 AM  - 11:00 AMHillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N 7th St


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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.