Housing Discrimination

The Law

Section 106.50 of the Wisconsin Statutes prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry (1965), sex (1975), age-18 and over, disability, lawful source of income, marital status (1980), and sexual orientation (1982), exemption for housing for older persons, family status, and accessibility requirements (1992) and authorizes the Department to promulgate such rules as are necessary to carry out this section. (Wisconsin Administrative Code-Chapter 220-Fair Housing)

Enforcement

File a complaint with the Equal Rights Division within 1 year or through circuit court using the complaint form:

Fair Housing Law Poster

Fair Housing Law Publications

Remedies at a Glance - Housing & Public Accommodations