WORRIED ABOUT LOSING YOUR HOME? YOU HAVE OPTIONS

If you are struggling to make your mortgage payments or are worried you will not be able to pay your 2020 City of Milwaukee Property Tax bill when it arrives in December, you are not alone. Many households have been hit hard by the COVD-19 pandemic or are experiencing financial hardship for other reasons. On […]


MORTGAGE HELP AVAILABLE / AYUDA HIPOTECARIA DISPONIBLE

If you can’t make your mortgage payment as a result of COVID-19, reach out to your mortgage servicer (the entity you make your mortgage payment to every month) right away to ask about the relief options they are offering to borrowers. Many arrangements will allow you to put your payments on hold for 180 days. […]


2020 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 of each year. Failure to pay your bill in full OR make your first installment payment by January 31, 2021 will result in your account becoming delinquent. Read on for information on how to pay your bill […]


Milwaukee County Mortgage Assistance Program

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. […]


RECORDED WORKSHOPS: NATIONAL HOMEOWNERSHIP MONTH 2020

In June of 2020, Take Root Milwaukee hosted a series of free workshops that connected attendees to resources that can assist in buying, keeping and fixing a home in celebration of National Homeownership Month. Workshops welcomed Realtors, Lenders, Housing Counseling Agencies, and the City of Milwaukee to discussion the programs, products and services they offer. […]


You could have mortgage payments postponed

Area banks, credit unions and mortgage holding companies are offering a variety of customer assistance programs that will allow borrowers to suspend mortgage payments for up to 180 days without facing fees, penalties or hits to their credit score in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Financial institutions who are offering mortgage relief programs will not […]