Please find below some helpful links to various websites often used by rental property owners.
Communication is key. Start by talking to your property owner. Tenants and Landlords can request mediation and more information online Mediate Milwaukee or by calling (414) 939-8800 or emailing email@example.com. Sooner is better. Applying for mediation before an eviction is filed offers the most benefit, but they offer the service even after an eviction is filed.
Apply For Emergency Rental Assistance Eligible renters may receive up to 12 months of back rent and three or more months of future rent payments.
Emergency Financial Assistance
For low-income parents to pay for emergency housing or utility-related expense. Apply for Emergency Assistance Online (414) 389-6000 UMOS 2701 S Chase, Milwaukee, WI 53207
Apply by phone (414) 435-7069 or online at Wisconsin Unemployment. Once you apply you will have to file a weekly claim until you return to full employment. You may qualify for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) if you were not a traditional employee, such as those are self employed, working in the "gig economy" (Uber drivers etc.) Part time employees, 1099 workers now qualify as do those who must stay home to care for an ill family member. Even if you only recently started the job.
You may consider applying for Energy Assistance Applications over the phone (414) 270-4653, or on-line Apply for Energy Assistance. It takes about an hour to sign up. Eligible applicants receive a $200-$900 credit on their WE Energies bill
Is a free, central access point for wide variety of information, and assistance in times of personal crisis or community disaster. They can also be reached by dialing 211. Toll free Video Relay is available at 1-866-211-3380
Child Care Services
For essential workers and other parents (use links on the left of their page) from the Department of Children and Families
Sojourner 24-hour Hotline Sojourner Outline Hotline (414) 933-2272
Latina Resource Center (414) 389-6510 UMOS Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Help
Notice of Delinquent Rent
Community Advocates Inc. is committed to ensuring that low-income families and individuals in Milwaukee are able to meet their basic needs. We are one of the few remaining community-based organizations welcoming walk-in clients five days a week.
The Social Development Commission is a community action agency. In a nutshell, this means per state and federal law, we’re tasked with helping – even advocating for – Milwaukee County residents living in poverty.
Landlord Tenant Covid19 FAQs
Apartments.com is a service used by smaller landlords to advertise units for rent, collect applications, screen tenants, accept rent payments online, track maintenance requests, and more. Many of Apartment.com’s services are FREE to both the tenant and the landlord.
City of Milwaukee Landlord Training
This training is FREE for landlords and is required if you wish to buy a City of Milwaukee tax foreclosure property.
City of Milwaukee Municipal Court Access
Cases involving city ordinance violations that involve the Milwaukee Police Department. (Possession of drugs, loitering, automobile violations, assault & battery, disorderly conduct, theft vandalism, noise, theft, etc.)
Wisconsin Circuit Court Access (“CCAP”)
This website provides access to certain public records of the Wisconsin Circuit Courts. The information displayed is an exact copy of the case information entered into the circuit court case management system by court staff in the counties where the case files are located. The court record summaries viewed here are all public records under Wisconsin open records law.
This website provides the text of the WI state statutes and WI constitution.
The Wisconsin Department of Corrections sex offender registry was established in June 1997 due to the enactment of Wisconsin Act 440 - Wisconsin Statutes 301.45 and 301.46. This law requires registration of individuals who have been convicted of certain sexual offenses.
PACER – Federal Court Website for Bankruptcy Status
Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) is an electronic public access service that allows users to obtain case and docket information online from federal appellate, district, and bankruptcy courts, and the PACER Case Locator.
City Of Milwaukee – Department of Neighborhood Services (DNS)
Through the enforcement of Building, Zoning, Fire, Environmental, Property Maintenance and other ordinances, DNS protects the value of investments in neighborhoods and commercial properties and supports community goals of building safe and healthy neighborhoods and increasing investment and economic vitality throughout the City.
DNS My Milwaukee Home
My Milwaukee Home provides the user with a wide variety of facts about their residence and its surrounding area. By entering a valid City of Milwaukee street address, users can obtain information about their home and their neighborhood including: property’s details, street parking restrictions, nearest public schools, location of nearby Choice and Charter schools, and much more.
By using E-Notify you can find out when important things happen in the City via email and text alerts. You can receive several different types of notices from the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee Public Schools. Including news releases, meeting notices and agendas, job announcements, new property sale listings, bid notices, online auction items, and many others.