Wisconsin real estate articles
Wisconsin specific resources
Official Government Resources
Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: Provides guidelines and regulations on rental practices, highlighting tenants' and landlords' rights and responsibilities.
Wisconsin State Law Library: Offers access to legal resources, including the Wisconsin Statutes & Administrative Code related to landlord-tenant law.
Wisconsin Administrative Code Chapter ATCP 134 (Residential Rental Practices): Details the legal framework for rental agreements, security deposits, and landlord and tenant duties.
Legal Assistance and Advocacy
Legal Action of Wisconsin: Offers free legal services for low-income individuals facing housing issues, including evictions and landlord disputes.
Wisconsin Judicare: Provides legal aid in northern Wisconsin, focusing on low-income residents and housing issues.
Tenant Resource Center: A nonprofit organization offering information and referrals for Wisconsin tenants, including rights and responsibilities, and rental housing counseling.
Tenant Rights and Advocacy Organizations
Community Advocates: Provides advocacy, legal aid, and assistance on housing issues for tenants in Milwaukee and surrounding areas.
Wisconsin Tenants' Rights Association: Advocates for tenant rights and provides resources and education to Wisconsin renters.
Rental Assistance and Housing Programs
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA): Offers information on affordable housing and rental assistance programs for low-income residents.
Emergency Rental Assistance Program (Wisconsin): Provides financial assistance to eligible renters to help pay for rent and utilities.
Dispute Resolution Services
Wisconsin Mediation System: Offers mediation services for landlord-tenant disputes, aiming for amicable resolutions.
Marquette University Law School Mediation Clinic: Provides mediation services for small claims, including tenant-landlord disputes, in the Milwaukee area.
Local Government Resources
Municipal Housing Authorities: City or county-specific housing authorities offer information on local housing regulations and assistance programs.
Online Legal Resources and Forums
State Bar of Wisconsin’s Lawyer Referral and Information Service: Connects individuals with lawyers specialized in landlord-tenant issues.
Wisconsin Legal Advice Online (WLAO): Offers an online platform for low-income Wisconsin residents to ask legal questions related to housing and receive free advice from volunteer attorneys.