Ban on evictions, foreclosures expires today

A 60-day ban on evictions and foreclosures in Wisconsin is set to expire. Starting Wednesday, May 27, landlords can officially serve tenants with a notice of eviction for not paying their rent.

Even with the ban expiring, some tenants cannot be evicted. The federal CARES Act protects people in public housing through July.

"I think there is going to be a tsunami of evictions filed, which is going to jam up the courts pretty good for a while," said Nick Toman, an attorney with the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee.

The Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee says that calls for free legal advice about rent have tripled in recent weeks.

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