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Homes MKE

Renovating Vacant Homes and Returning Them to Productive Use

In 2021, the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee allocated $15 million in Federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to the Department of City Development (DCD) for the Homes MKE Program to renovate vacant houses in the City’s inventory of tax-foreclosed residential properties and return them to productive use.

Homes Currently For Sale:

3751 N. 10th St. (pending) | 2874 N. 29th St. (pending) | 2026 N. 30th St. | 6179 N. 35th St. (pending)

Click the map to find Homes MKE properties! 

You will be directed to the Homes MKE Real Estate Map where you can click color-coded dots to view photos and find information about Homes MKE properties.

Cropped Map of Milwaukee

The goals of Homes MKE are to:

  • sell, renovate and reoccupy up to 150 vacant foreclosed City owned houses.
  • prioritize the development of the houses to provide home ownership opportunities for City residents.
  • coordinate redevelopment efforts in a manner that results in a positive impact for the surrounding neighborhood.
  • provide construction and job opportunities.
  • provide development opportunities for emerging developers.
  • collaborate with local residents to provide housing and resource opportunities in neighborhoods where Program properties are located.

What's Happening Right Now:
July 11, 2024: Sixteen
houses have been fully renovated: Four properties have occupants participating in a rent-to-own program. Eight properties have been sold for homeownership. Four properties are pending sale to a homeowner. Over thirty properties are under renovation.

If you are interested in developer or resident information, click a street sign below to learn how Homes MKE might work for you:

Milwaukee Developer Street Sign              Milwaukee Resident Street Sign


Text "Homes MKE" to (414) 708-1182 to start your homeownership journey today!




Contact Us

 ATTN: Homes MKE, 809 N Broadway, 2nd Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53202 

 Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Construction Contact- Olgita David:

  P:414-286-5831; C:414.308.6623; E:[email protected]

Developer Contact- Ed Miller:

 P:414.286.3828; C:414.708.1149; E:[email protected]

Resident Contact- Jeremy Mitchell:

  P:414-286-6459; C:414.708.1182; E:[email protected]

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