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AASEW Continues To Fight Against The City of Milwaukee's Residential Rental Certificate Program

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

The Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc. (AASEW) continues its attempt to defeat the recently passed ordinance creating a Residential Rental Certificate Program in two areas of the city.  On December 7, 2009, the AASEW issued a Press Release urging the mayor to veto the legislation in order to avoid expensive litigation. Additonally, President of the AASEW Tristan Pettit wrote a letter to Mayor Tom Barrett pointing out ...

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Hearing On Milwaukee's Residential Rental Certificate Program to be Held on October 27th at 10 am

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

A hearing on Milwaukee's proposed Residential Rental Certificate Program will be held before the Zoning and Development Committee on October 27, 2009 at 10 AM in room 301 of Milwaukee's CIty Hall.It is at this hearing that people may speak in favor or against the proposed ordinance.  The ZND committee will then decide whether or not the proposed ordinance should be referred to the common council for a vote by the ...

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City of Milwaukee's "Residential Rental Certificate Program" Is Unveiled

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

Well I have finally been able to get my hands on a preliminary copy of the city of Milwaukee's proposed mandatory rental inspection ordinance.  The ordinance is sponsored by Alderman Kovac, Wade, Davis and Hines.  The ordinance refers to the proposed program as a "Residential Rental Certificate" program.  The program is really just a variation on "landlord licensing" and mandatorty rental inspection programs.  I would encourage you to read the

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