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, […]

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Financial Aid available for low-income residents who may be struggling to pay their water bill

A new state program announced by Governor Tony Evers will provide much needed assistance to low-income Wisconsin residents who may be experiencing some difficulties in paying their water bill. The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) is funded by $18 million in federal COVID-19 relief and will run through September 2022. The money is part […]

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 […]


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 […]

June 2021 | National Homeownership Month Webinar Recordings

Did you miss one of our 2021 Homeownership Month webinars? No worries! You can watch them anytime right here on our website. Or visit our YouTube page to view these and more informational videos just like them. WORKSHOP RECORDINGS & PRESENTATIONS Home Buying Process & Resources Learn about the home buying process from start to […]