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Concerned about making mortgage payments due to COVID 19?

Area banks, credit unions and mortgage holding companies are offering a variety of customer assistance programs in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. For more information please visit Take Root Milwaukee

 

 

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En respuesta a la pandemia del COVID-19, instituciones financieras están ofreciendo una variedad de programas de asistencia al consumidor. Para mas informacion porfavor visite Take Root Milwaukee

 

 

Housing Resources

 

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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.

2020 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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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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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.
 

 

 
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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    

Contact Us

  Email NIDC


  414-286-5610


  414-286-5447


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


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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.

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Calendar

At-Capacity! Virtual (evening) Landlord Training, Wednesday

08-12-20202:00 PM  - 8:00 PMCLASS HAS MET CAPACITY. We cannot enroll any more people.

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED! 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

CLASS IS AT-CAPACITY! Virtual Landlord Training (15 people max.)

08-22-20209:00 AM  - 3:00 PMCLASS IS AT-CAPACITY! No more spaces are available. Please visit: Milwaukee.gov/LandlordTraining for updates

AT-CAPACITY Virtual Landlord Training, Monday (20 ppl. max)

09-09-20202:00 PM  - 8:00 PMThis class has met capacity, and no more people can be added, at this time. Check "Milwaukee.gov/landlordtraining" frequently, as the newest offerings will appear there first.

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

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED 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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