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One eviction can change the trajectory of an individual or a family's life and multiple evictions in a community are destabilizing. We aim to intervene early between tenants and landlords before the word 'eviction' is even spoken.

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Join us for our upcoming April 18th event: What Did I Just Sign? Understanding Your Lease

April 18th, 2024 5:00-7:30pm

SAVE THE DATE: APRIL 18TH, 5-7:30PM, L.E. PHILLIPS LIBRARY RIVERVIEW ROOM "I didn't even know that was in my lease!" EXACTLY. This is our most frequent contact from tenants after they receive...

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Relevant Updates

  • Lawmakers pitch legislative package to expand protections for Wisconsin renters. Learn more here.
  • The Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance Program has ended, and has been replaced with Wisconsin Housing Assistance.
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court sides with tenant advocates in limiting eviction records! Learn more here.
  • Wisconsin Workforce Housing Bills pass the WI senate and WI Assembly! Five different bills aim to provide resources to help provide more affordable housing around the state. You can find out more information here and here.
  • A petition from Legal Action of Wisconsin aims to change the rules around keeping eviction histories in public record, proposing that eviction records only be kept for one year when the case did not involve a money judgement. After that year, the record would be removed from the Wisconsin-wide circuit court website. Read more about this proposal as it goes through the Wisconsin Supreme Court here.
  • TENANTS: If you've received an eviction notice please consult with a case worker at Western Dairyland, or your County Department of Human Services to see if you are eligible for assistance. Avoid predatory lending schemes such as "payday loans"--they only make the problem worse. If you decide to go to court, know that you can ask the court to order mediation and you may be able to mediate the terms of moving out.
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