Wisconsin residents struggling to pay rent may be eligible to receive aid through a $25 million rental assistance program announced by Gov. Tony Evers. The state created the Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program to help tenants who have lost income due… Read More
Given the current circumstances, the UWM Neighborhood Housing Office advises students to think carefully about their finances and commitment to living off campus regardless of whether they plan to take online or in-person classes in the fall. Those who aren’t… Read More
The UWM food pantry is open through the summer. Contactless, curbside distribution at the UWM Student Union will take place every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Patrons will receive a bag with roughly one week’s worth of food…. Read More
Most likely, yes. Most leases have a “joint and several liability” clause. Under Joint and Several Liability, all tenants and each tenant on a lease are responsible for paying the rent in full and paying for any damage to the unit. Landlords can hold tenants accountable… Read More
You can move out, but you will still need to pay your rent. Your lease is a legally binding contract that cannot be broken or changed unless you and your landlord mutually agree to end or change the terms of… Read More
You can set up a virtual meeting. From the home page of the Neighborhood Housing website, you can fill out a form to create an online appointment with a staff member. NHO staff will respond and schedule the appointment through… Read More
You can use the Neighborhood Housing Office’s online listing service. Log in to find potential roommates or subleasers.
You should continue to pay your utility bills or cancel accounts as needed. Communicate with your roommates about their expectations for payment.