Wisconsin

This Saturday, a federal moratorium on evictions is set to expire. The moratorium, passed in late March as part of the federal CARES act, temporarily blocked evictions on federally-subsidized...
According to the federal Legal Services Corporation’s (LSC) 2017 report, Documenting the Justice Gap in America , when low-income Americans sought help at an LSC-funded legal aid office for a civil...
Wisconsin joined numerous states in passing protections against evictions at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Still, after its moratorium expired in late May, the city of Milwaukee saw a...
A moratorium in Wisconsin expired on May 26. Since then, eviction case filings in Milwaukee have exploded from 61 in May to nearly 1,500 in June, which also marked a 17% increase compared with the...
Wisconsin’s moratorium on evictions ended at the end of May, and as the courts reopen, legal experts said COVID-19 related eviction cases are on the rise. “We have seen a definite increase in the...
Eviction restrictions are set to end in many places, including Wisconsin. Raphael Ramos, Eviction Defense Project at Legal Action of Wisconsin, discusses what’s next. Watch here.
Dear Editor: I am writing in strong support of LIFT Dane Director Marsha Mansfield’s May 20 op-ed “Wisconsin’s civil legal aid providers need more support.” As Mansfield explained, there is a huge...
State courts and tenant advocates are reporting a sharp increase in eviction filings this week after a two-month statewide moratorium on evictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic expired Tuesday. “Our...
Gov. Tony Evers had ordered landlords to hold off on filing new eviction notices during the pandemic, to help renters who were out of work get through the crisis. That order expired on May 26. Based...
Throughout Wisconsin and in Dane County, legal aid providers such as Legal Action of Wisconsin, the Legal Aid Society, Judicare, the Dane County Bar Association, as well as the State Bar of Wisconsin...

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