Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program

Category: COVID-19

Governor Evers announced the launch of a $25 million Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program. The program is intended for Wisconsinites who have been economically affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This will provide direct financial assistance for owed rent, security deposits, and wrap-around services to eligible individuals and will be administered by the Department of Administration (DOA).

The Wisconsin Rental Assistance program is funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Eligible applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Be a Wisconsin resident
  • Have a household income at or below 80% of the county median income in the month of, or month prior to, the application date

Once approved, applicants will be eligible for up to $3,000. Specific application details will be available soon.

Click here for more information on the program.

About the Author

Phil Hausmann, CIC

Posted in: COVID-19

Posted by Phil Hausmann, CIC

Phil joined Hausmann-Johnson Insurance in 2010 as a Commercial Agent, and is a member of the Construction Industry Group. He is a graduate of Marquette University and has been immersed in the insurance industry ever since graduating. He spent the first four years of his career on the service side of insurance in the Excess and Surplus lines market. Outside of the office, Phil is active as board member of the UW Carbone Cancer’s Emerging Leadership Board as well as a board member for the March of Dimes. He also helps organize the annual YMCA golf outing.