In the City of Milwaukee, there are rules and laws that prevent housing discrimination for certain protected groups. Milwaukee County Ordinance Chapter 107 states: “It is declared policy of the county that all persons shall have an equal opportunity for… Read More
Colder weather can cause spikes in energy bill costs, but following some of these tips can help you save some money while also staying warm. Feel around your house and find drafty doors or windows. Drafts keep your house from… Read More
Many student-tenants seek subleases when their circumstances prevent them from continuing with their lease. Some examples of this include: Studying abroad Financial concerns/inability to pay rent No longer attending the University Roommate concerns that cause you to move. In these… Read More
Make sure that all verbal agreements with your landlord are written into a lease. This is especially important in the case of promised repairs. Be sure to include a completion date in the clause. Only a written agreement assures you that… Read More
Landlords must disclose The name and street address of the landlord or agent the tenant is to contact for any issues during the tenancy Any utilities that are not included in the rent and also inform the tenant how the… 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
Get everything in writing. For your protection, make sure all your communication with your landlord or property manager is written down, signed, and dated in the event you need to provide a record of communication.