Home Loans


Home Buy the American Dream Update:

In light of the current COVID-19 concerns, Madison Municipal Building will 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 with two changes to the program:

Anticipate a longer processing time of at least 30 days, no exceptions

Effectively immediately loan files can be sent electronically using a secured file sharing system. These requests should be emailed to homeloans@cityofmadison.com. You can continue to mail loan files to:

City of Madison-CDD

PO Box 2627

215 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Suite 300

Madison, WI 53701-2627

For files sent electronically and by mail, you will receive confirmation when the loan file has been received and processing started, which will start the 45 day processing time. Questions may be directed to homeloans@cityofmadison.com


Madison’s Housing Rehabilitation Loan Update:

The City’s Community Development Division will not be accepting application for either the Deferred Payment Loan (DPL) Program or the Installment Rehab Loan Program. These programs are used to support rehabilitation of owner occupied and rental properties. Applications will be suspended through at least January 1, 2021. Questions please contact homeloans@cityofmadison.com


Last Updated: 10/07/2020

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.