Category Archives: Housing Task Force

Initial Thoughts on Licensing Wausau Landlords

If you have read this Sunday’s Wausau Daily Herald or watched the news last night on Channel 9, you are aware that the City of Wausau, yet again, is starting to make some noise about licensing rental properties. The Wausau … Continue reading

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Landlord Won’t Fix It, Tenant Pays Reduced Rent (Rent Abatement Coming to Wausau?)

In what seems like a long time ago in a galaxy far far away, Mayor Tipple started a Housing Task Force, tasked to come up with ways to better address blight that was gaining ground in some of the City’s … Continue reading

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I Got a 5-Day Notice, How Long Do I Have to Move?

So far so good in surviving my busiest week of the year. There have been some highs and some lows, but so far everything is falling into place. My trailer is loaded with all of my fireworks equipment, I am … Continue reading

Posted in 14-Day Notice, 5-Day Notice, Carpet Cleaning, CCAP, Double Damages, Fireworks, Foreclosure, Housing Task Force, Questions, Small Claims, United Way, WAAA, WNRB | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A Week in the Life of…

I have always called this coming week (late June/early July) the busiest week of the year.  The reason why is that my month-end landlord-tenant stuff gets mixed with one of my hobbies of pyrotechnics.  This year, it looks like we … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of Rental Licensing in Wausau

  Another week has gone by, and it has been a pretty good one.  Although the Woodchucks dropped a couple of games early in the week (as well as having a bench-clearing brawl inWisconsin Rapids, which there truly is no … Continue reading

Posted in 30-Day Notice, Blight, Chronic Nusiance, Education, Federal Building, Housing Codes, Housing Task Force, Junior Achievement, Questions, Rent Smart, Trolley Apartments, UW-Extension, WNRB, Woodchucks | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same

It’s hard to believe another week has gone by.  With the summer days being filled with the busiest time of year for rental properties, and the summer evenings being filled with Woodchuck’s baseball… finding a few minutes to blog is … Continue reading

Posted in Automatic Renewals, Foreclosure, Holdover, Housing Task Force, Lease, Month-to-Month, Questions, Renewal, Security Deposit, Untenantability, WNRB, Woodchucks | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Starting an East Side Neighborhood Group

After a very stressful end of the week, the weekend helped regain some of my sanity.  On Saturday, for the first time ever, I used my workshop that I have been building for the past few years as a real … Continue reading

Posted in ADA, Blight, East Side, Hobbies, Housing Task Force, Questions, Reasonable Accomodation, Service Animals, Shed, WNRB | Tagged , , | Leave a comment