Housing Programs


Various programs are available to the residents of Superior offering assistance for a variety of housing issues. Below is a list of agencies, including contact information, with a brief description of the program administered by that entity. Clients must meet income, eligibility and affordability guidelines to qualify. The guidelines vary from program to program and change on a yearly basis. Please contact the program administrator for complete details and qualifications.

Down Payment Assistance
Provides down payment and closing cost assistance in the form a 0% interest deferred payment mortgage loan on an existing single-family dwelling to be occupied by the owner.
Bonnie Carlson
Northwest Regional Planning Commission
715-635-2197

Local Energy Assistance (WHEAP)
Assistance for heating costs, electric costs and energy crisis situations.
Douglas County Health and Human Services
715-395-1651

Weatherization
Insulation, air leak sealing, update heating systems and energy saving products (faucets, light bulbs, refrigerators).
Nikki West
Ashland County Housing Authority
1-800-274-8311

Single-Family Rehabilitation
Financing provided in the form of up to a 30-year deferred mortgage loan for repairs on owner-occupied single-family dwellings. Repairs may include code violations, health and safety issues, housing quality standards and accessibility improvements.
Mark Sisson
One Roof Community Lending
218-727-5372

Fair Housing Issues
Evaluate and provide counseling and assistance regarding client concerns with respect to local, state and federal regulations. Provide assistance with filing fair housing complaints on either or both state and federal levels.
Millie Rounsville
Northwest Wisconsin Community Services Agency, Inc.
715-392-5127

Fair Housing means equal opportunity housing. Illegal discrimination is when you are treated differently than another similarly situated person because you belong to a protected class. For more information, visit the Fair Housing Council website.

Foreclosure Intervention
Provide client counseling and financial education for homeowners.
Sandi Kleist
Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota
320-214-5708

Homeless Prevention
Administer rental education, tenant/landlord counseling, payment remediation and rental housing crisis intervention.
Sandi Kleist
Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota
320-214-5708