2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
June 23, 2017 - Introduced by Senators Johnson, Risser and Vinehout,
cosponsored by Representatives
Subeck, Billings, Anderson, Berceau,
Bowen, Crowley, Genrich, Hebl, Hesselbein, Hintz, Kolste, Mason,
Sargent, Sinicki, Spreitzer, C. Taylor, Vruwink, Young and Zamarripa.
Referred to Committee on Insurance, Housing and Trade.
1An Act to create
234.38 of the statutes; relating to: eviction prevention grants.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill requires the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority
to issue up to $1,000,000 in bonds to make grants directly to individuals and families
or to one or more local housing authorities for the purpose of providing rent
assistance to individuals and families who are in danger of being evicted from their
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
234.38 of the statutes is created to read:
3234.38 Eviction prevention grants.
The authority shall issue its negotiable 4
bonds in such principal amount and length of maturity as to provide sufficient funds, 5
not to exceed $1,000,000, to make grants directly to individuals and families or to one 6
or more housing authorities under s. 59.53 (22), 61.73, 66.1201, or 66.1213 for the
purpose of providing rent assistance to individuals and families who are in danger 2
of being evicted from their residences.