First Time Homebuyers

Home Buy the American Dream Update:

In light of the current COVID-19 concerns, Madison Municipal Building may be closed to the public. City of Madison staff will be working remotely for an extended period of time. The City of Madison’s Community Development Division will continue processing Home Buy the American requests.





Home-Buy the American Dream

A program to assist low-to-moderate income first-time homebuyers (no home ownership in last 3 years), purchase a single-family home, condominium or one-half a duplex in the City of Madison and/or Dane County.

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Last Updated: 07/15/2020

Contact Office of Community Development

(608) 266-4223


Mailing Address
Office of Community Development
P.O. Box 2627
Madison, WI 53701-2627


215 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Suite 300
Madison WI 53703


Hours of Operation
The Office of Community Development is open during regular business hours, however, appointments are strongly encouraged.