Finding and Keeping Affordable Housing

As housing prices rise, Extension is educating people on essential skills for successfully finding and keeping affordable housing in Wisconsin.

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America Saves Week

It’s America Saves Week! Each year UW System encourages our community to dedicate this week to pause and do a financial check-in, and this year is no different. Join us this week to get a clear view of your finances, set your financial goals, and make a plan to achieve your financial goals! Participating will […]

Rent Smart 2022 Classes Scheduled

Get on the path to rental success! Workshops are free. Currently scheduled program options August 9-26, Tuesdays and Fridays from 9-10 am (Short check-in on August 2nd at 9 am) September 13-29, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-2 pm (Short check-in on September 6th at 1 pm) October 10-26, Mondays and Wednesdays from 7-8 pm (Short […]

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Renters: What to do When the Eviction Moratorium Ends

The federal eviction moratorium is ending on July 31, 2021 and any renters who are behind on payments could be in danger of losing their homes. There are steps you can take to try to prevent eviction. Communicate with your landlord Let your landlord know if you or anyone else in your household is still […]

Rent Smart Course

Rent Smart is designed to help those individuals who have little to no rental experience and those who have had difficulty obtaining rental housing. Participants may be first time renters, as they graduate from school, or homeowners, transitioning to renting, individuals with poor rental or credit history, or individual who have other issues that may cause potential landlords to perceive them as high-risk tenants.

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