Wisconsin State Laws Affecting Tenants in Domestic Violence Situations

Here are Wisconsin rules protecting tenants who are victims of domestic violence.

Wisconsin extends special protections to tenants who are victims of domestic violence. Here are some of the domestic violence (DV) laws that apply to tenants:

  • Landlord cannot refuse to rent to a victim of DV
  • Landlord cannot terminate a victim of DV
  • DV is an affirmative defense to an eviction lawsuit
  • Landlord has limited right to evict the DV victim.

Check the Wisconsin statute (Wis. Stat. Ann. §â

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