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Tenant & Landlord Rights & Responsibilities
The Tenant and Landlord Rights and Responsibilities booklet  provides information about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant or landlord in Madison. The numbers throughout the text refer to statutes, regulations or ordinances that are the source of the specific piece of information.
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Protect Your Health While Heating Your Home With Wood
Heating your home with wood can be economical and environmentally conscientious. However, if not done properly, burning wood can produce excessive smoke, and smoke can threaten your health.
Learn more about how to heat your home with wood safely >>>

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Concerned About Energy Costs This Winter?

Every winter, those living on limited or fixed incomes face a challenge: paying their heating bills. For young and old alike, higher heating bills can make it difficult to keep up. Every year central Wisconsin residents struggle to make ends meet, and with a still struggling economy, the need is even greater. The state of Wisconsin and Wisconsin Public Service have programs to assist households with there energy costs this winter. Click here for more information.

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HOUSING RESOURCES

Tenant Resource Center.org
Tenant Resource Center (TRC) offers free counseling for tenants and landlords interested in learning more about their rental rights and responsibilities. Information on state and local rental laws and regulations and lease screening services are available at TRC. We can also refer clients to other agencies when appropriate to assist them with their needs.

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. We inspect and license more than 100,000 businesses and individuals, analyze millions of laboratory samples, conduct hundreds of hearings and investigations, education businesses and consumers about best practices, adopt rules that have the force of law, and promote Wisconsin agriculture at home and abroad.

Fair Housing.com – National Fair Housing Advocate Online
The National Fair Housing Advocate Online is a resource designed to serve both the fair housing advocacy community and the general public with timely news and information regarding the issues of housing discrimination.

Cleaning 101.com
The Soap and Detergent Association is a trade organization which represents North American manufacturers of household, industrial cleaning products, their ingredients and finished packaging. Here you’ll find tips and resources about topics that include: health and safety, household cleaning, hand-washing, laundry, dishwashing and environmental.


If you have any questions regarding Family Living in Shawano County, please contact:  

Chrysanthemum Nancy Schultz, Family Living Educator
UW-Extension Shawano County
Shawano County Courthouse
311 North Main Street, Room 101
Shawano, WI 54166
Phone: 715-526-6136 * Fax: 715-526-4875
Email: nancy.schultz@ces.uwex.edu
 Hydrangeas Kara Skarlupka, Office Assistant
UW-Extension Shawano County
Shawano County Courthouse
311 North Main Street, Room 101
Shawano, WI 54166
Phone: 715-526-6136 * Fax: 715-526-4875
Email: kara.skarlupka@co.shawano.wi.us

 

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