Housing Counselor Training Guide: Statewide Appendix



Housing Counselor Training Guide: Statewide Appendix

This appendix has links to all of the laws and regulations that are referenced in Tenant Resource Center's Housing Counselor Training Guide (State of Wisconsin) publication.

 

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STATEWIDE TENANT LANDLORD LAWS AND REGULATIONS

 Wisconsin Statutes

            704 - Tenant/Landlord Law                                                                                       

            704 - 2009 Archive 704.05(5) Storage or Disposition of Property Left By Tenant  

            2011 Wisconsin Act 108                                                                                           

            2011 Wisconsin Act 143                                                                                           

            2013 Wisconsin Act 76                                                                                             

            799 - Small Claims Court Procedure                                                                         

            106.50 - Open Housing Law (formerly 106.04)                                                        

 Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Regulations

            ATCP 134 - Residential Rental Practices                                                                  

            100.20(5) - Provision for Double Damages Awards                                                 

 Mobile Homes

            710.15 - Manufactured and Mobile Home Community Regulations                        

            ATCP 125 - Mobile Homes                                                                                       

            66.0435 - Manufactured and Mobile Home Communities                                        

 

OTHER RELEVANT STATE STATUTES

 Building Regulations

            SPS 379.09 – Size of Rooms                                                                                     

            101.145 & 101.149 - Smoke Detectors & Carbon Monoxide Detectors                  

            101.645 & 101.647 - Smoke Detectors and Carbon Monoxide Detectors                

 Procedural Issues

            801.10 & 801.11 - Service                                                                                         

            801.15 - Computation of Time                                                                                   

            985 - Publication of Legal Notices                                                                            

            990.001(4) - Computation of Time                                                                            

            100.18(1) - Fraudulent Representations                                                                    

            814.045 - Reasonable Attorney’s Fees                                                                      

            893.40 - Action on a Contract (Statute of Limitations)                                             

 Miscellaneous

            12.04 - Political Signs                                                                                                

            66.1010 - No Moratorium on Evictions                                                                     

            66.0104 & 66.0107 – Local Pre-Emptions                                                                

            823.113 - Drug or Gang Nuisances                                                                           

            844 - Waste                                                                                                                

            943.13 & 943.14 - Trespass to Land and Dwellings                                                 

            943.215 - Absconding Without Paying Rent                                                            

 Safe Housing Act & Relevant Criminal Statutes      

            2007 Wisconsin Act 184                                                                                           

            2009 Wisconsin Act 117                                                                                           

            813.12(4) - Domestic Abuse Injunction                                                                    

            813.122(5) - Child Abuse Injunction                                                                         

            813.125(4) - Harassment Injunction                                                                          

            969 - Bail and Other Conditions of Release                                                              

 MISCELLANOUS SPECIAL ISSUES

 Concealed Carry

            Excerpt “Wisconsin’s New Carrying Concealed Weapons Law:

            Questions and Answers” 2011 by Appleton Police Department                                           

 Fair Credit Reporting Act (15 USC § 1681)

            Excerpts related to use of credit reports by landlords                                               

 Persons with Disabilities / Service Animals

            “Service Animals” Excerpt from Rights and Reality II

            A publication of Disability Rights Wisconsin                                                           

Foreclosure Information             

            Title VII – Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act                                                    

Servicemembers Civil Relief Act                                                                                  

            Excerpts “Servicemembers Civil Relief Act”                                                           

Carpet Cleaning

            2013 Opinion of Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen                                                 

CASE LAW RELEVANT TO TENANT-LANDLORD ISSUES

            Paulik v. Coombs (Award of attorney’s fees)                                                           

            Pierce v. Norwick (Calculation of double damages)                                                 

            Baierl v. McTaggart (Effect of prohibited lease provisions)                                     

            Dawson v. Goldammer (Related to Baierl v. McTaggart)                                         

            Dickhut v. Norton (Landlord Retaliation)                                                                 

RESOURCES

Legal Action of Wisconsin Contact Information                                                                  

Map of Wisconsin Community Action Programs                                                                  

List of Local Building Inspectors      

 

 

 

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