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Archive of: City of Milwaukee's Mandatory Rental Unit Inspection Program

Update On Landlords' Lawsuit Against City of Milwaukee and Its Rental Inspection Ordinance

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in AASEW, DNS, City of Milwaukee, Residential Rental Inspection (RRI) Program / Mandatory Rental I / Comments

There has not been a lot of media reporting on the lawsuit brought by three landlords against the City of Milwaukee and its rental inspection ordinance so I thought I would take the time to update you on its status.If you are unfamiliar with the basics of the lawsuit you should refer to my earlier post on the topic.The City of Milwaukee has filed a Motion To Dismiss the Landlords' lawsuit.  Essentially ...

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CITY OF MILWAUKEE'S REVISED RENTAL CERTIFICATE PROGRAM ORDINANCE RELEASED

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Residential Rental Inspection (RRI) Program / Mandatory Rental I / Comments

As I mentioned in a prior post, the City of Milwaukee's Common Council agreed to hold off on voting on the city's proposed mandatory rental inspection ordinance (Residential Rental Certificate Program) for 1 month.  The reason for the postponement was to allow the drafters of the proposed ordinance time to go back and make some revisions and clarifications.The Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc.  (AASEW) retained the services of ...

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UPDATE ON MILWAUKEE'S PROPOSED MANDATORY RENTAL UNIT INSPECTION PROGRAM

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Legislation, DNS, City of Milwaukee, Residential Rental Inspection (RRI) Program / Mandatory Rental I / Comments

A friend of mine was at a meeting this morning with the City of Milwaukee's Budget Director and learned some more information on the City's proposed mandatory rental unit inspection program.First, the proposed ordinance is in the final stages of drafting and will be released in the near future.Second, it will be a 5 year pilot program in the UWM area only.Third, there will be a fee of $40 per ...

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