The City, along with our partners - the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce, the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin and local businesses - we provide an award-winning 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
UMR, United Healthcare, OptumRx
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
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
Old Castle Building Envelope
Azura Memory Care
Live It Up's premise is simple - assist employees in purchasing homes in the City. It's a $10,000 no interest loan ($15,000 for 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.