Students have found themselves evicted, homeless or in rentals with terrible issues. We want to help you make the best choice possible. Beware of any landlord exhibiting these behaviors: refusal to provide a sample lease or allow time to review… Read More
The City of Milwaukee noise ordinance states that an owner of a property (residential, commercial, rental or owner occupied) may not have a noise nuisance on their property. Point source noise (factories, equipment on commercial buildings, etc.) is measured and… Read More
An illegal tavern costs about $2,500. However, tenants can receive an additional ‘Contributing to the Delinquency of a minor’ ticket for each underage individual in attendance, which is $160. Note: an illegal tavern is when there is a gathering where… Read More
You can withhold the rent from your landlord, but you have to do it legally and through the City of Milwaukee. Contact the University Legal Clinic to find out more about this process and to get legal advice. You can… Read More
Landlords may not have Lease provisions which allow for “self-help” evictions, accelerate the rent remaining on the lease in the event of default, require tenants to pay the landlord’s attorney fees, confess judgment against the tenant, limit the landlord’s liability… Read More
Some landlords have gotten permission from the City of Milwaukee to allow more than 3 unrelated individuals to live in a signal rental unit. There are only a few landlords that have this license. Do not believe a landlord that… Read More
No more than 3 unrelated roommates! We cannot stress enough how important it is to follow this City of Milwaukee ordinance. Do not sign a lease or agree to live somewhere without being on the lease if the landlord is… Read More
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