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Housing Counseling Services

Jefferson County At Home housing counseling services are designed to help individuals and families make informed decisions about their housing options. Our HUD-certified housing counselors can provide counseling on a wide variety of housing-related topics, including:

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Your Homeownership Journey Starts Here!

Our monthly home buyer workshops are designed to educate prospective buyers on all aspects of homeownership. Topics covered in this free four-hour workshop include:

If owning a home is your goal, our counselors can help you develop a step-by-step process for getting pre-qualified for a mortgage, plan for the down payment and determine if you qualify for assistance.

  • Are You Ready to Buy a Home?
  • Managing Your Money
  • Understanding Credit
  • Obtaining a Mortgage
  • Shopping for a Home
  • Protecting Your Investment

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Discover the answers to these questions and more at this free workshop:

  • Am I ready to buy and own a home?
  • How much do I need for a down payment?
  • What if I have had some credit problems?

upcoming workshops

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Income-qualified home buyers may be eligible for up to $20,000 in down payment assistance

May 8, 2024

registration opening soon!

workshop time: 5:30-9:30 pm

workshop location:

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864 collins rd, Lower Level

Jefferson, WI

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home rehabilitation program

Income-eligible homeowners can apply for a 0% interest, deferred payment loan for home repairs.

Eligible repairs include:

  • Handicap Accessibility
  • Replace Windows & Doors
  • Roofing
  • Electrical Upgrades
  • Connect Water & Sewer Lines
  • Siding, Porch Repairs
  • Repair/Replace Heating Systems, Water Heaters & Plumbing Systems


Contact Us

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920-674-8711

roxannew@jeffersoncountywi.gov

864 Collins Rd, Ste 111

Jefferson, WI 53549

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Income Limits (effective 6/15/2023)

Household Size

1

2

3

4

5

6

Jefferson County

$52,300

$59,750

$67,200

$74,650

$80,650

$86,600

City of Watertown - Dodge County portion

$48,350

$55,250

$62,150

$69,050

$74,600

$80,100

City of Whitewater- Walworth County portion

$52,200

$59,650

$67,100

$74,550

$80,550

$86,500