COVID-19: Consumer Protection

​Frequently Asked Questions



​Landlord - Tenant Español/Spanish translations


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​

Price Gouging ​FAQS

Price Gouging Resolved Complaint Updates

Consumer Resource Links

Landlord Tenant Resources

Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program information

UW-M Neighborhood Law Clinic (NLC): provides a broad range of legal services including rental housing and employment law 

​Oficina para la Protección Financiera del Consumidor: Encuentre ayuda para pagar renta y servicios básicos

Wisconsin PSC: Broadband and Emergency Internet Resources​

CFPB resource: Information on Mortgage and Housing Assistance Resources​

Information on assistance available to renters living in Fannie Mae financed properties

Consumer Resources

FTC Blog: Scammers target loved ones of COVID-19 victims​

ATP Student Loan Debt Helpline Information and FAQs