Business & Home Assistance


ACTS Housing Services

Purchase and rehab loans for families who have been locked out of the traditional mortgage market and are purchasing distressed homes.

African American Chamber of Commerce

Championing the growth and sustainability of African American owned businesses by providing access to capital, education and advocacy through capacity building and strategic partnership.

Brew City Match

Connects new and expanding businesses with quality commercial real estate, business training, and funding to fuel the revival of Milwaukee’s historic commercial corridors

Business & Neighborhood Improvement Districts

Community Warehouse Building Materials

Building supplies, home goods, clothes, and more for purchase, which helps provide jobs and job skills to background challenged individuals.

Compliance Loan Program

Assists homeowners in making repairs necessary to fix code violations on their property.

Habitat for Humanity Home Preservation Program

Assists families in need of safe, affordable housing.

Housing Resources Inc

Improves the community by stabilizing families, facilitating neighborhood development, and supporting home buyers in building and preserving equity for future generations.

Landlord Training Program

Free program that provide landlord training for fundamental ways to keep illegal activity out of their property, and how to manage it if/when nuisance activity does appear.

Love Your Block MKE

Provides opportunities for community members and organizations to engage residents in revitalizing their neighborhood through mini-grant-funded block projects up to $1,000.

Milwaukee Energy Assistance Program

Financing for energy upgrades.

Milwaukee Shines Solar Program

Group purchasing of solar equipment, reducing upfront costs.

Project Hope

Committed to providing high quality living options to adults with and without disabilities.

(414) 939-3537

ReStore Building Materials

Gently used furniture, building materials, appliances, and home accessories.

Scribble Inc.

Skribble Inc. helps not-for-profit and public organizations move forward. Skribble specializes in Grant Writing, Board Development and Governance.

STRONG Homes Loan Program

Offers loans of up to $20,000 to owner occupants of 1-4 family properties throughout the City of Milwaukee on a first come, first served basis. Technical assistance will be provided to homeowners under the program to assist with rehabilitation projects.

Tool Loan Program

Provide a wide variety of hand and power tools from screwdrivers, hammers and pipe wrenches to sanders, saws, ladders, wheel barrows and much more. 

The Wisconsin Black Chamber of Commerce

Represents the interest of black business development in the communities where their members conduct business. 

Wisconsin Foreclosure Mediation Program

Mediation for mortgage foreclosures, evictions, and landlord/tenants disputes.

Wisconsin Insurance Plan

Provides basic and affordable property insurance to applicants in Wisconsin without regard to environmental hazards, providing the property is reasonably maintained.

Wisconsin Supplier Diversity Program

We certify Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), which increases their opportunity to do business with the state of WI. 

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