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  • Renting a Home (American Bar Association)
    Information on leases, lease clauses, evictions, security deposits, fair housing, and where to get help.

County Resources

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  • Legal Assistance

    • AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin
      (800) 878-6267, (414) 225-1578. Dedicated to ensuring that individuals are treated fairly in employment, housing, and health.
    • Community Advocates
      (414) 449-4777 Serving people in need of urgent help, victims of domestic violence, people living with mental illness, and people dealing with substance abuse. Services include assistance with housing, utilities, health care, SSI and disability, homelessness and mental illness, and family violence.
    • Eviction Defense Project
      Meets in room G-9 of the Milwaukee County Courthouse on Thursdays from 12-3. Check the website for additional hours.
    • Tenant Resource Center (UW-Madison location)
      (608) 216-2321 For UW-Madison students. Provides student tenant education, problem resolution assistance, and no cost mediation services for housing issues.
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