City of Portage Housing Rehabilitation Program

The City of Portage has established the Housing Rehabilitation Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) as a mechanism for ensuring the community's ability to conserve, rehabilitate and improve residential properties occupied by low-to-moderate income (LMI) residents of Portage.

The primary objectives of the Housing Rehabilitation Revolving Loan Fund program are:

  • Expansion of affordable housing stock for low-and moderate-income (LMI) persons
  • Elimination of neighborhood blight and structural deterioration
  • Elimination of housing conditions that are detrimental to public health, safety and welfare
  • Elimination of unnecessary energy waste through modern rehabilitation energy saving improvements
  • Conservation of the existing housing stock
  • Provide an opportunity for low- and moderate-income renting households to become property owners


    For more information or to obtain an Application Packet contact:


      City of Portage
    Jean Mohr, City Treasurer
    115 West Pleasant Street
    Portage, WI 53901
    Phone: 608-742-2176
      Nancy Elsing, Executive Director
    Columbia County Economic Development Corporation
    112 East Edgewater Street
    Portage, WI 53901
    Phone: 608-742-6161
    FAX: 608-742-3582
    Nancy Elsing