The 2019 City of Milwaukee Combined Property Tax Bills were mailed out the week of December 16. Payment in full, or the first installment, is due on or before January 31, 2020.
If you cannot make your payment in full, the city offers a ten-month, interest free installment payment plan. You must enroll in this plan and make your first payment by January 31, 2020 to be eligible and remain current. Contact the City Treasurer at 414-286-2240 to request the necessary forms to enroll.
If you think you may not be able to make your first installment payment and would like help to develop a plan, please contact one of the agencies listed below.
GreenPath Financial Wellness
877-290-6974 or www.greenpath.com
GreenPath offers financial counseling on a variety of topics, including foreclosure prevention, debt and credit counseling, and property tax concerns. Their free Debt Management Program is able to administer payments to creditors, including property tax payments. GreenPath offers counseling or interpretation services via phone or in-person in over 170 languages.
Housing Resources Inc.
414-461-6330 or www.hri-wi.org
HRI offers counseling services for people who are having problems with property taxes. Service includes contacting the City Treasury Office to understand exactly how much is owed on taxes and the time frame to address the taxes, as well as helping home owners to develop a budget to afford repayment plan options. HRI also works with home owners who are experiencing problems with escrow accounts due to an increase in the tax bill.