Date of enactment: November 27, 2017
2017 Assembly Bill 236   Date of publication*: November 28, 2017
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: Effective date of acts. “Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication."
An Act relating to: waiting lists for housing choice vouchers.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
75,1 Section 1. Nonstatutory provisions.
(1) Pilot program for chronically homeless individuals and families. The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority may develop policies and procedures for and implement a 2-year pilot program that gives priority to chronically homeless individuals and families on the waiting list that the authority, or a public housing agency that contracts with the authority, maintains for vouchers under the federal Housing Choice Voucher Program. The authority may provide case management services to each chronically homeless individual or family who receives a voucher after being prioritized on the waiting list.