Home Ownership & Energy Assistance

Home Ownership

Housing Resources, Inc.

Housing Resources Inc., a HUD approved organization, offers workshops for homebuyers or homeowners. Homeworks Workshops for first-time homebuyers. Real estate experts help buyers avoid common pitfalls when buying homes. Learn to improve credit, maintain savings, and budget. Hear about grants to help with down payment and closing costs.

ReStore

Bargains and last-minute details posted on Facebook.

Energy Assistance

Energy assistance program

Any Milwaukee County household paying utilities can apply for this one-time annual benefit. Approval based on household size, household income, and utility usage. Most households receive a benefit that covers one or two months of utility service.

Community Advocates

Eligible Milwaukee County residents can apply for a one-time payment to help cover a portion of their energy bills.

Keep Warm MKE

Provides qualified Milwaukee County residents with a one-time, annual payment toward heating and electric bills.

Energy Services, Inc. (Waukesha County)

Home Energy Assistance Program provides help to meet home heating costs.

Wisconsin Division of Energy, Housing and Community Resources

Provides services to Wisconsin qualified residential households with energy assistance and weatherization needs