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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.



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841 N Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202


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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

Rent for Success-Center St Library, Community Room

02-04-20204:30 PM  - 7:30 PMCenter Street Library, 2727 W Fond du Lac Av., in the Community Room (50 people max)

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.

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.

Rent for Success-Villard Square Library, Community Room

02-22-202010:30 AM  - 1:30 PMVillard Square Library, 5190 North 35th St, in the Community Room (60 people max.)

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).

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.

Rent for Success-Washington Park Library, Community Room

03-21-202010:30 AM  - 1:30 PMWashington Park Library-Community Room (2nd Floor), 2121 N Sherman Bl

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.

Rent for Success-Martin Luther King Library, Community Room

04-04-202010:30 AM  - 1:30 PMMartin Luther King Library, 310 W Locust St-Community Room 1, 50 max

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.

Rent for Success-Bay View Library, Community Room

04-18-202010:30 AM  - 1:30 PMBay View Library, 2566 S Kinnickinnic Av-Community Room

Rent for Success-Capitol Library, Community Room

05-05-20204:30 PM  - 7:30 PMCapitol Library-Community Room, 3969 N 74th St

Rent for Success-Tippecanoe Library, Community Room

05-19-20204:30 PM  - 7:30 PMTippecanoe Library, 3912 S Howell Av

Rent for Success-East Library, Community Room

05-28-20201:30 PM  - 4:30 PMEast Library-Community Room, 2320 N Cramer St

Rent for Success-Zablocki Library, Community Room

06-09-20204:30 PM  - 7:30 PMZablocki Library-Community Room, 3501 W Oklahoma Av

Rent for Success-Mitchell Street Library, Community Room

06-25-20201:30 PM  - 4:30 PMMitchell Street Library-Community Room, 906 W Historic Mitchell Street