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.


Promise eligible lots for sale: 

The lots listed below are La Crosse Promise eligible. La Crosse Promise provides scholarships to families that renovate or build a home in select neighborhoods. Developers building in a Promise eligible neighborhood may be eligible to obtain a scholarship for the future homeowner. Please see La Crosse Promise for more information. The properties listed below maybe eligible for the La Crosse County Neighborhood Revitalization Program

1106 11th Street S- $1.00: **Details**

Located across from the newly renovated Powell Park, walking distance to major employers, Downtown and several La Crosse Schools . This 49 ft x 141 ft lot is for sale for the construction of a single family owner occupied home. Purchaser is required to demolish the structure by June 1, 2018. 

922 Adams Street- $8,300: **Details**

Lot for sale for the construction of a single family owner occupied home. The lot is 26 ft x 144 ft. 

915 5th Ave S- $15,000: **Details**

Rare opportunity to construct a brand new single family owner occupied home in the Washburn Neighborhood. This lot is located across the street from a redevelopment project that will feature a brand new single family owner occupied home and three owner occupied twin home structures (6 units). The lot is 60 ft x 140 ft +/- with a 12 ft shared driveway easement on the north property line. 

911 5th Ave S- $44,900:  **Details**


Are you interested in renovating a home?  This home was built in 1880 and still has some historic character. This property is listed for sale with the a caveat that the buyer must perform the repairs the City identified on the scope of work, click here. Home is being sold with an owner occupied deed restriction. The person performing the renovations is not required to occupy the home but must sell the property upon completion of the renovations to a person who will occupy the home. The sale of the property is subject to the buyer signing a Real Estate Purchase Agreement (Renovate).   

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. 

For more information on the steps to purchase a City lot please contact Dawn Reinhart, reinhartda@cityoflacrosse.org or 608-789-7360.  To obtain guidelines on purchasing a vacant city lot,click here