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How Domestic Violence Intertwines With Landlord-Tenant Relationships

Raising Awareness of Domestic Violence

State Senator Jeff Smith
November 6, 2020

Please note, this weekly column contains sensitive information regarding domestic violence, which may be triggering for some readers. 

 

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to meet virtually with two community leaders representing domestic violence awareness organizations in Wisconsin. Every October, we recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month to bring attention to this issue and better understand the impact domestic violence has in our communities.

 

Jeff Smith - Raising Awareness About Domestic Violence

Senator Jeff Smith
September 30, 2019

Please note, this weekly column contains sensitive information regarding domestic violence and assault, which may be triggering for some readers.

We often focus on highly visible forms of violence in our society, like mass shootings. However, domestic violence happens every day in every town and neighborhood, and it often goes unreported or even unnoticed.

How Domestic Violence Intertwines With Landlord-Tenant Relationships

May 3, 2018

Wisconsin's latest dispute over landlord-tenant relations has crucial implications for people enduring abusive relationships. The state's regulations on rental housing have been transformed over the past decade, with a new law being enacted every legislative session since 2011.

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