Mortgage Assistance in Wisconsin

Homeownership: Wisconsin

Owning a home is a big part of the American Dream. Here are some resources that can help you buy, maintain and keep your home.

If you have questions about buying a home, qualifying for a loan, down payment assistance, HUD Homes, refinancing, liens, payoffs, 2nd mortgages, manufactured homes or other issues associated with an FHA-insured mortgages, contact the FHA Resource Center by calling (800) 225-5342 or emailing

You may search more specifically for a reverse mortgage counselor or if you are facing foreclosure, search for a foreclosure avoidance counselor.

Getting Started

Housing counseling agencies - free or low-cost counseling services for buying, renting, defaults, foreclosures, credit issues and reverse mortgages

Education - learn about buying and maintaining your home

Predatory lending - beware if you're buying or refinancing your home; don't become a victim of unfair lending practices

How to Become an FHA-approved Lender

Click here to obtain information on participating in FHA Single Family, Multifamily, and/or Healthcare loan programs

Buying a Home

Assistance programs - Resources and programs to help you buy and maintain your home

HUD homes for sale - Search for a HUD home to purchase at the HUD HomeStore

Homes for sale - Several federal agencies have properties to sell

Homeownership vouchers - Some public housing agencies can help you become a homeowner through the Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program. Contact your local public housing agency to find out if they are participating in the homeownership program.

Owning and Maintaining Your Home

Home repairs - money for home improvements and repairs

Avoid foreclosure - don't lose your home

Other Wisconsin Resources

Help with your utility bills

Disaster relief and emergency assistance

Health and environmental information - safeguard your home and family

Rural housing programs

Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing - regulatory agency for real estate brokers and appraisers

State consumer protection - consumer education and advisories

Veterans Affairs (VA) properties for sale