On this page we have complied noteworthy legislation and documents about housing in Madison. Browse through these documents to learn more about housing needs and plans for the Dane Country Area.

Statistics on Housing in Wisconsin


Dane County Housing Needs Assessment

The Dane Country Housing Initiative recently published their Housing Needs Assessment updated for 2019.
Click HERE to view both the 2019 and 2015 documents as well as major findings from 2019.

Keynote Speech from the 2019 Dane County Housing Summit: Linda Tirado, author, Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America

Wisconsin Interagency Council on Homelessness: 2019- 2022 Action Plan

The Wisconsin Interagency Council on Homelessness was created in 2017 with the goal to, “[establishing] a statewide policy with the purpose of preventing and ending homelessness in this state (4).” The document below is the a plan outlining “the best approach to combatting homelessness in the state of Wisconsin (6).”


Safe Housing Bill

The bill below is a 2007 Wisconsin State Senate Bill, commonly referred to as the “Safe Housing Act.” This bill outlines rules for terminating a tenancy, making rental agreements and imposing fees.


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