By combining homeownership preservation with homeownership creation Take Root Milwaukee supports efforts to sustain homeownership and stabilize Milwaukee neighborhoods, through the efforts of the Milwaukee Homeownership Consortium. To learn more about this group and their efforts, visit our Trusted Participants page. A current list of Trusted Participants can be viewed here.
The City of Milwaukee, The Milwaukee Homeownership Consortium and Freddie Mac are co-sponsoring Take Root Milwaukee, which is designed to be a valuable resource that provides free or low-cost, reliable and trustworthy assistance to help you purchase and keep your new home. By buying, rehabilitating, and reselling foreclosures to informed and qualified buyers, Take Root Milwaukee will help to stabilize the housing market and prices in Milwaukee neighborhoods and the City as a whole. In addition, Take Root Milwaukee provides free or low-cost and confidential access to housing counseling and homeownership resources, including helping you understand and manage alternatives to foreclosure.