Local WI Real-Estate Related News

06/25/2024 8:00 AM | Dawn Anastasi (Administrator)

Eviction Free MKE offers free legal help to residents facing eviction, but it’s set to end without funding

Kohler says both United Way and Legal Aid are working hard to secure more funding to keep the program running after this year. The pilot program is funded by American Rescue Plans Act funds and a $1.5 million gift to United Way from the Mackenzie Scott Foundation.

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Note: Per the Eviction Study conducted in December 2019, the RPA found that the majority of eviction cases were due to unpaid rent. Matthew Desmond, the author of "Evicted" also came to the same conclusion.

Tim Ballering wrote a blog post at the beginning of the year regarding Eviction Diversion programs and how they harm good tenants.

Milwaukee Apartment Listing is Part of Nationwide Rental Scam

According to the FBI's 2022 internet crime report, 11,727 people in the U.S. reported falling victim to a real estate investment or rental fraud scam in 2022, losing a total of almost $400 million.

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Rental Property Association of Wisconsin, Inc. (Formerly AASEW)
P.O. Box 4125
Milwaukee, WI 53204-7905
Phone: 414-276-7378

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