As housing prices rise, Extension is educating people on essential skills for successfully finding and keeping affordable housing in Wisconsin.
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Older adults on fixed incomes might find themselves looking for quick and easy ways to save money, and one of the first places people often look is to the heating bill. To save money, many older adults set their thermostats dangerously low in winter. But why is turning down the heat a bad idea in […]
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 […]
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.