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.
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.
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.
The Neighborhood Improvement Development Corporation is seeking licensed contractors.
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.
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.
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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Matching grants of up to $4,000 are available for sustainable projects that physically enhance a neighborhood and increase resident camaraderie.
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.
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Last page update: 03/31/2023
|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
Wisconsin Help for Homeowners
Homeowners that have experienced a qualified financial hardship as a result of the coronavirus pandemic after January 21, 2020 may be eligible for assistance with mortgage payments, local property taxes, and utilities, including internet, as well as housing counseling and legal services. To find out if you may qualify please visit: Wisconsin Help for Homeowners.
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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.