WAUSAU — Landlords, property owners and tenants alike can get a basic understanding of landlord and tenant laws during Landlord Bootcamp classes held in February and March in Wausau.
The classes will be held at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point at Wausau Office of Continuing Education and Outreach Education.
Attorney Andrew Schmidt will instruct the following three sessions:
Session 1 – Understanding the Landlord / Tenant Law, 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Feb. 19 and 21. This course will focus on basics of leases and lease forms, security deposits, repairs, rent, client tricks and answer questions. Handouts included.
Session 2 – Understanding the rights of tenants and landlords, will be explored from 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Feb. 26 and 28. This course session will focus on basics of correcting bad tenant behavior, keeping good tenants, notices-to-vacate, terminating a lease, permitted security deposit withholdings and more. Handouts included. Also, it is strongly suggested that you have taken the Landlord & Tenant Law Class above or have significant landlord and tenant experience prior to taking this class, however, that is not necessary.
Session 3 – Fair Housing and Companion Animals & Step by Step Guide to Eviction, from 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. March 5 and 7. Handling tenants with special needs, that might include a companion animal, and evicting tenants are the two most difficult things a landlord needs to do, both legally and ethically. This course is designed to help with the legal aspects
including defining a breach of lease, sending the proper notice and Marathon County’s small claims court procedures. This course will commence in the time immediately after the tenant receives his or her notice to vacate. Handouts included.
NOTE: A separate packet of Wisconsin rental forms will be available for separate purchase. It is not required that you purchase this book. It is strongly suggested that you have taken the Landlord & Tenant Law Class above or have significant landlord and tenant experience prior to taking this class, however that is not necessary.
The fee is $35 for each session or $99 for all three sessions. For online registration, visit ce.uwc.edu/wausau/catalog/landlord-boot-camp-1
or call 715-261-6294.