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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM - ATHENS RESIDENTS

Housing rehabilitation program for low-to moderate-income Village of Athens residents only to make homes safe, sanitary and livable. Includes rehabilitation to make homes accessible, and furnace replacement.

ADDRESS

PO Box 220
Athens, 54411

PHONE

(715) 257-9170

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM - EDGAR RESIDENTS

Administers a revolving fund for home improvement, including weatherproofing (roof, insulation, siding, furnace, windows) and making home more accessible. Program is for Village of Edgar Residents only.

ADDRESS

224 S 3rd Ave
Edgar, 54426

PHONE

(715) 352-2891

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM - SPENCER RESIDENTS

Revolving rehabilitation loan fund offers deferred-payment plan for low or moderate income Village of Spencer families or seniors, to fix up their houses (e.g. insulation and weatherization, emergency furnace repair or replacement, handicap accessibility, etc). Loans available to landlords for LMI rental units. Please call for appointment.

ADDRESS

PO Box 360
Spencer, 54479

PHONE

(715) 659-5423

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT-CITY OF MERRILL

Provides home ownership opportunities, home rehabilitation loans. Accessibility Modifications. Must be a resident of Lincoln Co. to be eligible.

ADDRESS

1004 E 1st St
Merrill,, 54452

PHONE

(715) 536-4880

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT, WAUSAU

Homeowners’/buyers’ programs for properties within the Wausau city limits. *Homeowners’ Rehabilitation Program–for home safety/repair*Home Rental Rehabilitation Program–matching funds for landlords*Down Payment Program–home buying assistance*Housing Counseling Program–how to get on the right track to buy a home*Fair Housing Program–for consumer questions

ADDRESS

407 Grant St
Wausau, 54403

PHONE

(715) 261-6680

FIRE PREVENTION PROGRAMS - SCHOFIELD

Replaces old smoke detectors and detector batteries in Schofield senior citizens’ homes, free of charge. Also will inspect homes for potential fire hazards.

ADDRESS

1325 Schofield Ave
Schofield, 54476

PHONE

(715) 359-5230

FIRE PREVENTION PROGRAMS - WAUSAU

We can provide an Evacuation/Fire Safety program speaker available for the elderly, the disabled, independent living, teens, young parents, group homes, recent immigrants, service club/organizations and business. We can provide a “Fire Safety House”, for a fee, to any fire department within Marathon County. Other Programs offered through Wausau Fire Department include: *Smoke Detector Program *Installation of free smoke & carbon monoxide detectors for disabled, elderly or low-income home owner. *Must qualify as one of the above, occupy and own the property and are Wausau city residents. Supplies Available for Use (Provided to the City of Wausau residents) Chimney cleaning brushes and rods for cleaning chimneys. Different shapes and sizes available.

ADDRESS

606 E Thomas St
Wausau, 54403

PHONE

(715) 261-7900

FOUNDATION FOR RURAL HOUSING, INC.

Rural Housing is a non-profit organization providing housing information and referral services to rural residents who have housing needs.
Assist low-income families obtain adequate, safe and sanitary housing.
Help low-income households acquire appropriate water and wastewater services.
Enable small communities and local organizations to more effectively address the needs of those with substandard shelter.
Demonstrate new services and new approaches to address rural housing problems
Alert the public and private sectors about the housing, water, and community development needs of low-income rural residents.
Direct services will vary depending on funding sources. (Includes security deposit, rent, utility, mortgage, and property taxes).

ADDRESS

4510 Regent St
Madison, 53705

PHONE

(608) 238-3448 or (888) 400-5974

HOMEOWNERS REHABILITATION PROGRAM - WAUSAU

For low to moderate income property owners in the city of Wausau who need help keeping their homes in safe repair. Repairs may include weatherization, roof or furnace replacement, and making the home more accessible for people with disabilities. The program will send a property inspector to assess needed repairs, and lend up to $25,000 at 2% interest, to qualifying owners. There may be a waiting list apply at the Community Development Department.

ADDRESS

407 Grant St
Wausau, 54403

PHONE

(715) 261-6680

HOMEOWNERS' REHABILITATION PROGRAM - SCHOFIELD

Deferred loans at 0% interest for homeowners in Schofield. Includes home rehabilitation, modification for handicap accessibility, roof and furnace replacement, and weatherization/insulation. Service Areas: Within the Schofield city limits. Intake procedure: Call for information about the application process applicants are helped to the extent that funds are available.

ADDRESS

200 Park St
Schofield, 54476

PHONE

(715) 359-5230

HOUSING AUTHORITY – CITY OF WISCONSIN RAPIDS

Wisconsin Rapids Housing Authority provides subsidized housing at various locations for eligible low-income families, elderly and/or handicapped persons in the Wisconsin Rapids area. Subsidized rental assistance is also available for eligible persons and families with low income.*See Housing table for listing of subsidized apartments

ADDRESS

2521 10th St S
Wisconsin Rapids, 54494

PHONE

(715) 423-7288

USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT

USDA Rural Development offers a home repair loan and grant program for residents that own their modest home in communities of 20,000 in population or less. Income, asset and home value limits do apply. Credit standards may apply in loan transactions and grants are available to individuals over the age of 62. Funds are available for the various home improvements and repairs, including appliances, to remove health and safety issues or make a home handicap accessible.

ADDRESS

5417 Clem’s Way
Stevens Point, 54482

PHONE

(715) 345-7601

USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT-SINGLE FAMILY HOUSING REPAIRS, LOANS AND GRANTS

USDA Rural Development offers a home repair loan and grant program for residents that own their modest home in communities of 20,000 in population or less. Income, asset and home value limits do apply. Credit standards may apply in loan transactions and grants are available to individuals over the age of 62. Funds are available for various home improvements and repairs, to remove health and safety issues or make a home handicap accessible.

ADDRESS

603 B Lakeland Rd
Shawano,, 54166

PHONE

(715) 524-8522 Ext 4

WISCONSIN HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (WHEDA)

Provides low-cost, fixed interest rate mortgages to low and moderate income individuals and families to purchase a home.

ADDRESS

201 W Washington Ave, Ste 700
Madison, 53703

PHONE

(800) 334-6873 or (608) 266-7884