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Wisconsin Eviction
Feb 14, 2023

State budget includes Right to Counsel for residents facing eviction

Gov. Tony Evers has announced his intention to create a Statewide Right to Counsel, which will provide no-cost legal representation for Wisconsin residents facing eviction.

Aug 2, 2021

Pandemic eviction crisis leads to greater tenant protections

Having an eviction record can make it impossible to find a new apartment, while the right to counsel evens the playing field, since most landlords, but not tenants, come to court with a lawyer.

Jun 30, 2021

US Supreme Court leaves CDC eviction moratorium in place

The U.S. Supreme Court is leaving a pandemic-inspired nationwide ban on evictions in place, over the votes of four objecting conservative justices.

Sep 7, 2020

Legal Aid Society on front lines defending Milwaukee evictions

As the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Milwaukee residents Estella Johnson and her husband were struggling with reduced work hours and were fighting an eviction order from a landlord she said doesn't perform repairs and who changed the locks without notifying tenants.

Jul 1, 2020

RUSH TO EVICT: Filings increase 30% since statewide moratorium’s end

It’s been a busy month for Legal Action of Wisconsin, which offers free legal help to low-income tenants who are threatened with eviction.

Jun 9, 2020

Landlords urged to hold off on evictions, especially if government check is in the mail

"The check is in the mail" is a phrase landlords often hear from tenants, but this week they're hearing it from their own trade association.

Sep 5, 2018

Milwaukee attorney to participate in congressional briefing

An attorney from Legal Action of Wisconsin’s Milwaukee office will take part in a congressional briefing in Washington, D.C., about the need for legal representation for tenants in eviction proceedings.

May 28, 2018

Public-interest firm seeks volunteers to help bring down evictions in Dane County

Matthew Desmond may have studied Milwaukee County in his book “Evicted,” but it isn’t the only place in the state with high eviction rates.

Mar 12, 2015

State Supreme Court: Drug evictees have no recourse (UPDATE)

Tenants evicted from federally subsidized housing for drug use have no recourse under Wisconsin law, according to a state Supreme Court decision.

Nov 27, 2012

Property — landlord-tenant – eviction — options to purchase

2011AP2320, 2011AP2321 L.P. Mooradian Co. v. Mednikow Properties Inc.

Nov 15, 2012

Property — landlord-tenant — eviction

2011AP2970 Kealey v. Holmquist

Oct 10, 2012

Property — eviction

2011AP2719 R&D Point Plaza v. Riley


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