By combining homeownership preservation with homeownership creation Take Root Milwaukee supports efforts to sustain homeownership and stabilize Milwaukee neighborhoods, through the efforts of the Milwaukee Homeownership Consortium. To learn more about this group and their efforts, visit our Trusted Participants page. A current list of Trusted Participants can be viewed here.
The City of Milwaukee, The Milwaukee Homeownership Consortium and Freddie Mac co-sponsor Take Root Milwaukee, which is designed to connect people with valuable resources that provide reliable and trustworthy assistance to help them purchase and keep a home. Take Root Milwaukee provides access to free or low-cost, professional and confidential housing counseling and homeownership resources, including helping homeowners understand and manage alternatives to foreclosure. In addtion, Take Root Milwaukee helps to stabilize the housing market and prices in Milwaukee neighborhoods, providng resources to assist with buying, rehabilitating and reselling foreclosed properties to informed and qualified buyers.
Whether you are thinking of buying a home or facing financial difficulties or foreclosure, Take Root Milwaukee has the resources to help.
Take Root Milwaukee featured on 88.9 Radio Milwaukee Community Stories!
Hear the story about Take Root Milwaukee, its members and the people involved and how we're helping individuals and families in our community to both Buy A Home and Keep Their Home. Two stories are airing at 88.9FM the week of July 9, 2012.
Take Root Milwaukee recognized for Outstanding Collaborative Effort
On March 30, 2011, the Milwaukee Homeownership Consortium/Take Root Milwaukee was recognized with the Northern Trust Navigator Award at the Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development and Innovation (MANDI). The 12th annual MANDIs were held at the Pfister Hotel and six groups were recognized for their achievements by Local Initiatives Support Corporation. Watch the video here and learn the story of Take Root Milwaukee and who is involved!
© 2010 Take Root Milwaukee. Take Root is a service mark of Freddie Mac.
The consumer information on TakeRootMilwaukee.org is used with permission from Freddie Mac. Freddie Mac offers extensive, regularly updated consumer information about buying and owning a home on its website, www.FreddieMac.com, in the “About Homeownership” section. Freddie Mac is not responsible for content errors or omissions on TakeRootMilwaukee.org.
The funding source of this activity is the Milwaukee Homeownership Consortium and Freddie Mac.