Evictions Archives

Resources still available for residents as eviction moratorium ends

August 5, 2021

On Saturday, July 31, 2021, the federally instituted moratorium on evictions for those unable to pay their rent as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic was lifted. Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs wants local residents to be aware of this change, and prepare to take appropriate steps should additional support be needed. A full slate of… [Read More]

The potential eviction crisis could create a debt time bomb

July 9, 2020

By Khalil Shahyd We are now just over three weeks away from the expiration of the federal eviction ban passed by the Congress under the CARES Act in March. If Congress doesn’t urgently act to extend the moratorium, U.S. households that are most vulnerable to the health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic face… [Read More]

Gov. Evers suspends evictions and foreclosures during public health emergency

April 2, 2020

Gov. Tony Evers on Monday March 30, 2020 directed Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to temporarily order the suspension of evictions and foreclosures amid the COVID-19 public health emergency. The order prohibits landlords from evicting tenants for any reason unless failure to proceed with the eviction will result in an imminent… [Read More]