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Milwaukee Rent Assistance Program

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5011 West Lisbon Avenue
Milwaukee, WI - 53210

  • (414) 286-5650

About Milwaukee Rent Assistance Program

Last-Modified: 2020-04-16 00:07:20

The Milwaukee Rent Assistance Program provides rental assistance through the Section 8 program.

This program is available to a limited number of families and allows them to pay approximately 30% to 40% of their income towards their monthly rent.

The program pays the balance of the rent directly to the landlord in the form of a monthly check.
Mission Statement: The mission of the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) is to foster strong, resilient and inclusive communities by providing a continuum of high-quality housing options that support self-sufficiency, good quality of life, and the opportunity to thrive.

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Do they offer emergency cash to pay rent?

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No
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No
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No
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What documents are required to apply for cash payment help?

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Birth certificate and proof of income
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Birth certificate proof of income proof of address proof of identity
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Do you know if a person collecting unemployment can qualify to get rent assistance at this location?

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How do I apply

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Website
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Go to the website
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Go to housing Authority website
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Go to the website
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Go to the housing authoriry website
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Go to the housing authoriry website
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How to apply

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When Is The Best Time To Apply For Rent Assistance? Around What Time Of The Month Should I Apply For Rent Assistance?

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Soon as is available
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As soon as it comes available
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When the rent is due
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When can I apply for rent assistance

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When available
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How can I sign up for Milwaukee rent assistance

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By phone.....but the list is always close..why?
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Can you be a felon and receive rent assistance

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how to complete a milwaukee city rent assistant application

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Do you qualify if your only income is unemployment

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26 Reviews of Milwaukee Rent Assistance Program

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Jan 2, 2019

Hello I’m interested for me and my son I’m a single father

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Jan 11, 2019

I am currently homeless and staying in between friends. My 4 children are staying with my aunt and uncle until i can find a home for us. Please help me.

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Jun 12, 2019

Aquien pueda intresar: Lapresente por la cual estoy aplicando para secion 8 sola solo recibo ssi serca de south milwaukee yo llevo viviendo en este apt. En la 1518 W Grant St Hacen 2 años ,muchas gracias por su atencion .

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Jul 7, 2019

I unemployed, have health problems, and not enough rent For next month.pleas help me . thanks bob

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Jan 3, 2020

I'm a single mother of four I'm homeless and I'm living with my mother and I need help getting into a place for me and my children

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May 6, 2020

When do I apply for rent assistance

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May 8, 2020

I really need to find a 4-5 bedroom single family house and most of them are in areas that I don't want my girls outside or playing. Plus, I'm trying to stay in the neighborhood of their bus stop. Would also like to try and buy. If you have resources that can help me to be a First time homeowner I can use the information.

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May 12, 2020

Is the waiting list open?

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May 14, 2020

TRYING TO APPLY IN THE MILWAUKEE WISCONSIN AREA

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May 17, 2020

I need help paying my rent

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May 19, 2020

Try to apply for rent assistance for me and my son asap

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May 21, 2020

Is this a JOKE? I have been trying to apply for Rent Assistance for OVER 10 years. I hear the same thing, over

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May 27, 2020

I’ve homeless for 3 years way too long with my three small children 1 boy and 2 girls

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Jun 3, 2020

I am in serious need of help with my three children I just received a five day notice and I’m losing it I need HELP I been outta work do you the virus

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Jun 5, 2020

Need rent assistance help, low income housing

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Jun 18, 2020

I am living in place that I'm not comfortable in .I want to finally find a nice home. ,and enjoy my plants ,and a cat.

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Jun 20, 2020

I would like to sign up for low income or rent assistance housing, I am in need of housing I could afford I am on a fixed income ( disability income) I have been trying so hard for low income housing, I can use some help right at this moment Thank You

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Jun 20, 2020

I have been trying to sign up for rent assistance for years and I hope I am eligible now I am on a fixed income and I really can use it and I’m tired of living with friends and family

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Jul 5, 2020

I applied for Section 8 2015 don't know where to call and have not heard anything from anyone I am on disability and would like to know where do I stand on this waiting list it's been 5 years can someone please get back to me or posted answer

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Jul 7, 2020

We have been hotel to motel for 3 years and in van. Now van broke down. We have been in home lead my daughter level 70 and went down some and back up in out home's lost everything. Please help im disabled son disabled 23 daughter disabled 9

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Jul 24, 2020

I need help with my house and bills I'm in need of a house please help me

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Nov 8, 2020

Im disabled and on disability and need a low income place too stay. Im single No kids. I really need help.

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Dec 30, 2020

When can I apply over again my granddaughter her three kids and I living together, we paying $1084 this rent is about to kill us

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Jun 6, 2021

Would like to apply for rent assistance

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5011 West Lisbon Avenue
Milwaukee, WI - 53210

Office Hours of operation

  • Day Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday closed