The City, along with our partners - the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce, the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin and local businesses - are proud to announce a new home purchase downpayment assistance program called Live It Up.
We are pleased to note the following business partners who have made nonprofit donations to support the program (in order of contribution):
River Valley Bank
Emmerich & Associates
CoVantage Credit Union
Wausau Window & Wall Systems
North Central Health Care
County Materials Corporation
Wausau Coated Products/Roastar
Accounting Systems Specialists Inc.
Wisconsin Public Service Foundation
CGI - Wausau
Benedictine Health System
Greenheck Fan Corporation
Olson Tire & Auto Services, Inc.
Crystal Finishing Systems, Inc.
The Glass Hat
Treu's Tic Toc
Goetsch's Welding & Machine, Inc.
Southern Stretch Forming
Woodson YMCA Foundation
Valley Communities Credit Union
Trillium Adult Family Home/Shelley Johnson
Home Insulation Company
L&S Electric, Inc.
Gloss Nail Bar
Ellison & David Law
The King Company
Steve 3 Auto Body & Custom
Wausau Bible Church
Hougum Law Firm, LLC
Goal-Line Golf and Hockey
S.C. Swiderski, LLC
Tammera Schumann, LMT
Azura Memory Care
Live It Up's premise is simple - assist employees in purchasing homes in the City with an approximately $10,000 no interest loan ($15,000 for the historic property, 50 years old or older), there are few restrictions but it is first come first serve as funds are available.
For Employers: to partner with us, we ask you to make a nonprofit, tax deductible donation to the Live It Up Fund at the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin, this donation can be made online at: www.cfoncw.org or by mail to: CFONCW attn: Live It Up Fund 500 1st Street, Suite 2600, Wausau, WI 54403.
For Employees: express interest in Live It Up by completing the short Live It Up Wausau Application in MS .doc or in Adobe .pdf before writing an offer to purchase on a home. Email the completed application or mail to: City of Wausau Attn: Community Development 407 Grant Street, Wausau, WI 54403.
View an outline of the program steps in the Live It Up Wausau Guidelines.
View a map of the city limits for this program. Live It Up City Limits
Interested in learning more about the program? Contact our office at 715-261-6680.