If you are ready and would like assistance in purchasing your own home, continue reading this page!

If you’re only interested in renting, please see the Available Rentals tab on this website and/or view the Properties tab.

Friends of Housing Corporation has partnered with Strong Blocks who operates a rent-to-own program to help Milwaukee families achieve home ownership in 21 months. We work closely with independent Financial Counselors, Realtors and Banks who will assist you in making the decision to buy your home through the Strong Blocks Rent-To-Own Program.

For more information, sign up to attend a 30 minute orientation (held each Saturday)

Start the process by completing the online questionnaire and be checking your email for a response!


Before beginning the application process, be aware of the following items that may need to be addressed before entering the program:

  • Steady source of Income
  • Evictions within the last 7 years
  • Bankruptcies within the last 24 months
  • Foreclosures or short sales witin the last 36 months
  • At least $3500 available or an ability to raise it