Frequently Asked Questions
Avoiding COVID-19 Vaccine Scams
January 13, 2021: Federal Eviction
Moratorium Extended to January 31
September 4, 2020: Federal Eviction Moratorium Affects Wisconsin Residential Properties
July 3, 2020: With Prices Stabilizing, State Ends 'Abnormal Economic Disruption' Period
April 29, 2020: DATCP Adopts Emergency Rule Prohibiting Late Fees on Rentals
April 28, 2020: DATCP and DFI Joint News Release: COVID-19 Student Loan Relief & Related Scams
March 25, 2020: DATCP Takes Action on Price Gouging Complaints
March 25, 2020: DATCP Issues RVP Variance Waiver to Gasoline Retailers
March 17, 2020: DATCP Provides Tips for Wisconsin Consumers Seeking Ticket Refunds
Price Gouging Resolved Complaint Updates
Consumer Resource Links
Landlord Tenant Resources
UW-M Center for Financial Security: Webinar Information and Reources for Landlords, Tenants, and Homeowners during the COVID-19 Crisis
Wisconsin PSC: Broadband and Emergency Internet Resources
CFPB resource: Infromation on Mortgage and Housing Assistance Resources
ReedSmith CARES Act provisions Information on resources for Landlords
ReedSmith CARES Act landlord-tentant questions
Information on assistance available to renters living in Fannie Mae financed properties
RentPrep guide to COVID19 resources for Landlords and Renters
Public Service Commission of Wisconsin: The Public Service Commission voted to extend the current moratorium on disconnecting the service of utility customers who are behind on their bills to Nov. 1, when the annual moratorium on cutoffs for electric and gas customers takes effect. The annual winter moratorium runs to April 15. PSCW FAQs
ATP Student Loan Debt Helpline Information and FAQs
FTC Blog: COVID-19 scams targeting college students
FTC Blog: What to know about the Economic Impact Payment debit cards
FTC Blog: COVID-19 contract tracing text message scams
FTC Blog: Finding a furry friend in the era of COVID-19
FDIC resource: Receiving IRS Economic Impact Payments, opening a banking account information.
FTC Blog: COVID-19 ruined my travel plans. Now What?
FTC resource: The Financial Impact of CoronaVirus
FTC blog: 'Coronavirus and your student loan debt'
DATCP, FTC, BBB webinar on scam activities due to the coronavirus global pandemic recording
COVID-19 Scam Alerts
Wi DFI Issues Emergency Guidance on Debt Collection Practices
Wi AG & DFI Caution Consumers to Beware of potential COVID-19 charity scams
CSBS Resources to help you maintain your financial health
IRS Economic Impact Payments FAQs
FTC blog: 'Scammers want your relief check'
FTC blog: 'Coronavirus checks flattening the scam curve'
FTC blog: 'Avoiding SSA Scams during COVID-19'
FTC blog: 'Scammers are using COVID-19 messages to scam people'