June 2021 | National Homeownership Month Webinar Series (English & Spanish)

Join Take Root Milwaukee & Milwaukee Public Library as we celebrate National Homeownership Month with a series of free virtual workshops offered in English & Spanish! If you are interested in starting on your path to homeownership, are looking for resources that can help you fix-up your home, or are worried that you may lose […]

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. […]


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 […]


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. […]

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 […]