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Outreach & Training Section

The Department of Neighborhood Services collaborates with community groups, non-profits, Business Improvement Districts, and various city departments to resolve complex issues affecting neighborhoods and build capacity in the community. Outreach staff work to education the public by speaking with cummunity members, landlord groups, and neighborhood meetings. Through programs like Artistic Board-Up and Landlord Training, DNS works proactively with residents to improve neighborhoods.  


The Anti-Graffiti Program promotes safer, cleaner communities by reducing and preventing graffiti vandalism.

Artistic Board Up

A DNS initiative designed to reduce the blight associated with vacant buildings in the City of Milwaukee.

Compliance Loan Program

The DNS Compliance Loan Program is geared to helping people with code violations on their homes with low cost repair loans. Income limits and qualifications may apply.

Code Enforcement Internship Program 

Learn more about joining DNS as an intern and when active recruitment is happening. 

Landlord Training

Learn effective, professional property management practices. The classes are FREE, and held on a regular basis throughout the year at various locations. Attendees get a free 45-page comprehensive manual and handouts on a variety of legal and business issues related to managing property.

Neighborhood Improvement Program

Neighborhood Improvement Project (NIP) assists eligible owner occupants in repairing their homes.

Rent for Success Program

Rent for Success is a free tenant training program designed to educate and empower renters to make safe, healthy choices in their housing, and to provide helpful resources if anything does go wrong with an arrangement.


City of Milwaukee Department of Administration Director Sharon Robinson 

 Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM

 Zeidler Municipal Building, 841 N. Broadway, Room 104, Milwaukee, WI 53202




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Virtual Rent for Success

04-22-20214:00 PM  - 5:30 PMContact Herlyn Roberson at (414) 286-8122 or

Virtual Landlord Training, Saturday (At-Capacity)

05-01-20219:00 AM  - 3:00 PM(At-Capacity, Please choose another training) This class is virtual. Please log-on 15-minutes early with the link provided in the confirmation email, AND YOUR COMPLETE NAME FOR ATTENDANCE PURPOSES. You may register, if space allows: or (414) 286-2954. There is also a phone-in option, but the online one is better; please plan on attending the online class.

Virtual Landlord Training, Wednesday

05-19-20219:00 AM  - 3:00 PMTraining is virtual, so provide us all your information, and we will enroll you in the first available class of your choice. Please leave an email at

Virtual Rent for Success

05-20-20214:00 PM  - 5:30 PMContact Herlyn Roberson at (414) 286-8122 or

Virtual Landlord Training, Wednesday

06-02-20219:00 AM  - 3:00 PMTo register for an upcoming Landlord Training Microsoft Teams Meeting, please provide the following information: full name, address with ZIP, email address, telephone number, and the date(s) of the class you prefer, and please email or call (414) 286-2954

Virtual Rent for Success

06-17-20214:00 PM  - 5:30 PMContact Herlyn Roberson at (414) 286-8122 or

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