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Alder Scott J. Resnick

Alder Scott J. Resnick

Home Address:
661 Mendota Ct # 1404
Madison , WI 53703

Phone: 608-807-7962
district8@cityofmadison.com
Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Tag: Tenant Rights
October 31, 2011 8:51 PM
Tomorrow, the Wisconsin State Assembly will do a third reading of Senate Bill 107, a bill that prohibits Wisconsin cities from placing certain limits on landlords. In all likelihood, the bill will pass without any significant changes. This bill essentially ends what has been described as a … [read more]
Label: Housing
Tags: Grassroots Activism, Housing, SB 107, Tenant Rights
November 9, 2011 12:22 PM
Every November students rush to find an apartment for the following year. While the city has considered ordinance options to regulate the early signing period, the recent passage of SB 107 limits the City of Madison's legislative options. Therefore, here are a few tips I like to … [read more]
Label: Housing
Tags: Housing, Tenant Rights
February 9, 2012 12:50 PM
Representative Duey Stroebel of Saukville has introduced LRB 3645 entitled: Relating to miscellaneous landlord-tenant provisions. Although it is fairly late in the legislative season this bill may be placed on committee docket in the coming days. Below are the eight sections the bill will … [read more]
Label: Housing
Tags: Housing, SB 107, Tenant Rights, Wisconsin Legislature
February 12, 2012 2:08 PM
A second bill is circulating around the Capitol that would have a major impact on tenant rights in Madison and across the state. Introduced by Assemblyman Mark Honadel, LRB 2098 is entitled: Terminating a tenancy for criminal activity and requiring notice to landlord of nuisance investigation … [read more]
Label: Housing
Tags: Tenant Rights, Wisconsin Legislature
February 22, 2012 10:38 PM
SB466/ AB561 Previously LRB 3645, this is a bill entitled: Relating to miscellaneous landlord-tenant provisions. This bill would impact a series of provisions in Wisconsin Administrative Code that would, among other items: Prevents a tenant from contacting a building inspector or … [read more]
Label: Housing
Tags: Housing, SB 107, Tenant Rights
March 13, 2012 12:30 PM
AB561/ SB466 is scheduled to be voted on in the State Senate tonight. Some modifications have been made to the bill since it was introduced. The provision that barred tenants from directly contacting elected official until contacting their property manager in writing has been … [read more]
Label: District News
Tags: Tenant Rights
March 29, 2012 2:44 PM
During the last legislative session two devastating housing laws were passed and signed by the Governor: SB 107 and SB 466. The first law, SB 107, banned communities and counties from passing laws that protect tenants. These laws included protections on security deposits, the popular photo … [read more]
Label: Housing
Tags: Tenant Rights
April 4, 2012 11:51 PM
Wednesday's Housing Committee was canceled due to a lack of quorum. The inability for the Housing Committee to meet is no surprise to those familiar with the city committees. The committee is one of the largest in the City at fifteen members, and has five seats currently vacant. While some … [read more]
Label: Housing
Tags: Housing, Tenant Rights
April 30, 2013 8:40 AM
Student housing rights are under attack once again by state legislature. In 2011, Act 143 was passed by the state legislature to "standardize" housing laws across the state. In the aftermath, City ordinances that were designed to protect student renters were nullified┬áby the state, such as … [read more]
Label: Housing
Tags: Tenant Rights

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