Lots for Sale:

Interested in building a new home close to downtown, jobs, and great schools? The City of La Crosse has lots available for sale to developers and homeowners interested in building a new home in the City. All lots are available for the construction of single family owner occupied homes.  For more information please contact Dawn Reinhart, reinhartda@cityoflacrosse.org or 608-789-7360.

  • Guidelines on purchasing a vacant lot please click here.
  • Single Family design standards please click here.
  • Single Family design guide, an explanation of the requirements described in the Single Family design standards, click here.
  • New Home Certification Program Guide, an explanation of the requirements to become Focus on Energy Certified, please click here to view. For more information on Focus on Energy Certification, please contact Kevin Conroy, conroyk@cityoflacrosse.org or 608-789-7336.    

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Promise eligible: 

500 Mississippi St & 1003 5th Ave S - $15,000.00: These properties were combined to create one lot, estimated lot size 60' x 126'. Lot has a two car garage and is ready for the construction of a 1.5 or 2 story single family owner occupied home. The home must meet the City's Single Family design standards and Purchaser must agree to sign the Real Estate Purchase Agreement (Vacant Land). The property is eligible for the La Crosse Promise and La Crosse County's Acquisition and Demolition Grant Program.

1218 6th St S-  OFFER PENDING!! This vacant lot is available for sale for the construction of a single family owner occupied home. Lot is 40' wide x 140' deep, please check with Fire Prevention and Building Safety for front, rear and side yard setbacks. The home must meet the City's Single Family design standards and Purchaser must agree to sign the Real Estate Purchase Agreement (Vacant Land). The lot is located in the Sanford Archaeological District so it will be necessary to have and Archaeologist observe land disturbance. The home must be at least 1.5-2 stories tall.

Important information regarding submission of an offer to purchase:

Offers must be approved by the Community Development Committee (CDC), the CDC meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Offers to purchase must be submitted by the 1st Tuesday to be considered for approval. *If an offer has already been received and accepted by the Committee and the lot has been advertised for 14 days, no more additional offers will be accepted. 

No lots available?

La Crosse County has a grant to help reduce the cost of acquisition, demolition and preparing the property for redevelopment. The Acquisition and Demolition Grant is limited to specific neighborhoods  but is available for both single and multi family projects. The maximum grant amount is based on the size and scope of the project. The Grant is awarded through a competitive application process. For more information please visit www.co.la-crosse.wi.us/economicdevelopment/programs.asp or call Brian Fukuda at 608-785-5792.