Tag 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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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

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Who Should the City Fine???

Another week has come and gone and time for another installment of the Dr. Rent Radio Show.  This is the second week of pre-recorded shows and I am starting to get used to the process.  It took me nearly 3 … Continue reading

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60 Days – Is it really 60 Days?

It is Thursday and time to try something completely new and different.  I am back on the air after a three week absence.  However, as I mentioned earlier this week, this radio show will not be “Live.”  Instead, the Dr. … Continue reading

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… the Wisdom to Know the Difference

Tonight at 7 PM the Wausau City Council will meet. They have a very short agenda, but one of those items is to formally approve the plan to convert the Federal Building into apartments, which will include a lease payment … Continue reading

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