Wisconsin Help for Homeowners
The pandemic has financially impacted thousands of Wisconsin families. Wisconsin Help for Homeowners (WHH) is a new statewide program that can help with overdue bills like mortgage payments, property taxes, and utilities. The program is open to homeowners in Wisconsin with overdue housing-related bills, both with and without a mortgage, who meet income and other eligibility requirements, and have experienced a qualified economic hardship since January 21, 2020. The $92 million federally funded program will provide a maximum of $40,000 in assistance for eligible households.
Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible for assistance:
1. You are a Wisconsin homeowner living in a primary residence, such as a Single Family home, Duplex or Condo, or Manufactured Home
2. Can demonstrate financial hardship after January 21, 2020.
3. Meet income requirement of 100 percent area median income or less.
Up to $40,000 per household may be available to help with overdue housing bills
Utility and home energy payments
Help with mortgage payments and other household bills
Services to help you stay in your home