Take Root Milwaukee Homeownership Month June 2022

Take Root Milwaukee Celebrates Homeownership Month with FREE Webinars in June

Take Root Milwaukee is hosting TWO FREE WEBINARS during the month of June in celebration of National Homeownership Month! All webinars are free but advanced registration is required. SCHEDULE & REGISTRATION LINKS BELOW Thursday, June 23 | 6:00-7:00PM | Zoom Keep Your Home Workshop If you are worried about not being able to make your […]


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Take Root Milwaukee partners with RON Coalition to connect residents to resources

      Take Root Milwaukee and the Reclaiming Our Neighborhoods (RON) Coalition are partnering in a new community outreach effort to connect City of Milwaukee residents to trusted, homeownership resources. Take Root is a consortium of 55+ community-based organizations, Realtors, financial institutions, and government that promotes free or low-cost services to help people buy, […]


Help for Homeowners program launched!

Guest blog post by Johanna Jimenez, Program Manager for Take Root Wisconsin On March 7 the State of Wisconsin launched Wisconsin Help for Homeowners (WHH), a statewide program that can help with overdue bills like mortgage payments, property taxes, and utilities. While it’s no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected so many people, […]


Milwaukee County Mortgage Assistance Program: Apply Until June 17

The purpose of the Milwaukee County Mortgage Assistance Program is to aid in foreclosure prevention by providing emergency assistance in the form of a grant on behalf of Milwaukee County homeowners who are delinquent in their mortgage payments due to job loss or reduced work hours and wages as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. […]


2021 City of Milwaukee Property Tax Information

The City of Milwaukee Combined Property Tax Bill is sent to all City of Milwaukee property owners in mid-December. Failure to pay your bill in full OR make your first installment payment by January 31, 2022 will result in your account becoming delinquent. Read on for information on how to pay your bill using the […]


BEWARE OF MORTGAGE RESCUE SCAMS

Did you know that state and federal laws prohibit people from charging you for help with foreclosure prevention, or with lowering your interest rate? Collecting your money first, before help is provided, is illegal and a scam. If you are behind on your mortgage or think you may miss a payment, click here to learn about […]


City of Milwaukee: Milwaukee Home Down Payment Assistance Program

The City of Milwaukee wants to help you realize your dream of homeownership! The Milwaukee Home Down Payment Assistance Program offers forgivable grants of up to $7,000 to help you purchase your City of Milwaukee home. GRANT AMOUNTS Grants of up to $5,000 are available for a home purchase in the City of Milwaukee. Grants of […]