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The Housing Authority offers over 4,000 affordable apartments and homes dedicated to low-income families, seniors and disabled adults in the city of Milwaukee. Learn more about our housing options.

Managed by Friends of Housing

Waiting List: Open

Contact the Northlawn Management Office at (414) 286-8864 to apply.

Northlawn is a friendly community that offers unsubsidized, affordable housing in a park-like setting on Milwaukee’s north side near N. Green Bay Avenue and W. Villard Avenue. Northlawn’s 2-story apartment homes are just steps away from Meaux Park, the Oak Leaf Trail and Lincoln Creek Parkway and a short drive to the many shopping options at Bayshore Town Center. Originally constructed in 1949 to provide housing for veterans, Northlawn now offers 247 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartment homes to a wide variety of families.  Utility costs are not included and minimum income requirements apply.

Building Amenities

  • Onsite management
  • 24/7 Public Safety team
  • Stove and refrigerator available for rental
  • Resident-controlled heat
  • Off-street parking

 Neighborhood Amenities

  • Grocery store
  • Bank
  • Public transportation
  • Park nearby
  • K-12 school(s) nearby
  • Community/neighborhood center within walking distance
  • Public library within walking distance


Dining Room     Bedroom

Photos are representative and do not show the apartment that may be available. Furnishings are not included.

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