Some Face Rent Hikes and Apartment Hunts Amid COVID-19

May 14, 2020

It is not a great time to hunt for an apartment, but some people in West Allis were trying to after getting a notice that their rent was going up.

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers' order placed a ban on evictions for unpaid rent, but there was no moratorium on property owners raising tenants' rent

Raphael Ramos with Legal Action of Wisconsin's Eviction Defense Project, addressed the issue of landlords increasing rent stating, "when it's appropriate or whether it makes sense is another question." 

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