Yesterday, a moratorium on evictions that Governor Evers signed into law in March expired. The order was passed to prevent landlords from evicting tenants during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused Wisconsin’s unemployment rate to spike. Earlier today, WORT Producer Jonah Chester spoke with Robin Sereno, Executive Director of the Tenant Resource Center, to discuss […]
With significant economic consequences expected from COVID-19, many Wisconsinites are wondering just how they’ll be able to pay rent this upcoming month. Some are calling on moratoriums to be issued for all evictions, but that’s something that might not be possible right now. WORT producer Shaun Soman spoke with Robin Sereno, Executive Director of the […]
In this November 1st edition we review an Assembly bill that would change how the state expunges criminal convictions, the city council’s vote on a proposed wheel tax, new legislation that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana statewide, Madison’s call for residents to be mindful of their salt use in the winter, and […]
It’s Madison’s biggest move-in/move-out week of the year, so we first turn our attention to all things house: tenant rights and tips for renters, landlords and repairs, evictions and affordable housing, getting your deposit back, and more. Our guests are from the Tenant Resource Center: Erica Lopez, housing attorney and board director, and housing director […]
A UW-Madsion study released this week tracks data on evictions in Dane County, finding some groups and areas more heavily affected than others. Brenda Konkel of the Tenant Resource Center and Revel Sims of UW-Madison’s Urban and Regional Planning Department join Tony to discuss the study and other housing issues in the area. Tenant Resource […]
8 O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing talks with Anders Zanichkowsky, of the Tenant Resource Center regarding Madison’s recent crackdown on the State Street homeless. Anders also works on homeless and policing issues as a member of the No Dane County Jail Group.