Category: Tenant Resource Center

Looking for Volunteers!

Posted April 1st, 2010 @ 12:24 PM by

Wanna volunteer? I can put you to work . . . I’m currently looking for volunteers in a variety of areas for a variety of projects, if you are interested in any of these, please let me know. DUMPSTER DIVINGToday, at 10:30 until we move another 2,000 carpet square. Anyone? My office manager Erika and […]

Pre-Thanksgiving Round Up

Posted November 24th, 2009 @ 3:58 PM by

It’s a slow week, but somehow, I still found a few things to comment on. WYOU BLUESIf you ever thought about donating to WYOU, now is the time to do it. Please. After looking at the budget last night, its grim. And our only hope to survive is YOU. There’s no other place to find […]

Mid-week Round Up

Posted November 19th, 2009 @ 1:53 PM by

Lots and lots of miscellaneous . . . catching up on non-budget, non-Edgewater related topics! And no long meetings to report on! Spent time in non-government meetings last night! PROPERTY OWNERS, GET YOUR TAX CREDITS The Dane County Treasurer, David Worzala, is encouraging property owners to make sure they are signed up for the lottery […]

So, your new apartment isn’t all that?

Posted August 19th, 2009 @ 12:20 PM by

Problems with your new apartment? Can’t get in touch with your landlord? Tenant Resource Center can help. Follow these quick simple steps to help protect yourself during this hectic and often frustrating move-in weekend… 1. Fill out a check-in form (get one from your landlord or from TRC). Madison landlords are required to provide a […]

Moving Daze, Part VI – Scenes from the Downtown

Posted August 15th, 2009 @ 8:03 PM by

These photos aren’t as good as last year, my car overheated/was spewing radiator fluid and I gave up taking pictures . . . but here’s a few snapshots of the craziness . . . First of all, the tenants always get blamed for the mess downtown, but I just want you to know, the landlord […]

Moving Daze, Part V – Save Your Security Deposit, Be Safe!

Posted August 14th, 2009 @ 2:21 PM by

Downtown seemed a little cranky this morning . . . I was by the time I escaped the heart of it . . . I don’t want to go back there for my 10:30 meeting . . .ok, enough complaining, here’s some safety tips and tips on how to protect your security deposit . . […]

Moving Daze, Part IV

Posted August 13th, 2009 @ 1:40 PM by

My favorite press release of the year. Not! BUGGING OUT? TENANT RESOURCE CENTER HAS TIPS FOR CURB-PICKING AND EXTRA OFFICE HOURS… IS IT HERE ALREADY?! Yes, Hippie Christmas, dumpster diving, whatever you want to call it, it’s well under way as Madison enters the um… magical weeks during which thousands of renters exchange apartments and […]

Moving Daze, Part III – Top 5 tips!

Posted August 12th, 2009 @ 1:36 PM by

Landlords, a friendly reminder . . . don’t forget about the photo ordinance and the new smoke detector ordinance . . . TOP FIVE THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW DURING MADISON MOVING WEEK 2009, BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE TENANT RESOURCE CENTER Here are five great tips for tenants and important reminders for landlords in the […]

That time of the year . . . Moving Daze, Part II

Posted August 11th, 2009 @ 3:58 PM by

Part one is here. Its a crazy time of the year in the landlord/tenant/downtown world . . . people are stressed, emotions are running high and things are heating up! So, the Tenant Resource Center staff are all putting in extra hours and appreciating our volunteers a little extra! TENANT RESOURCE CENTER HOLDS EXTENDED HOURS […]

It’s that time of year . . .

Posted August 10th, 2009 @ 2:11 PM by

Let the Moving Daze begin . . . TENANT RESOURCE CENTER OFFERS HELP TO DOWNTOWN RESIDENTS DURING “MOVING DAYS” If you live or work downtown, you know that the busiest time of the summer is upon us when downtown area renters are stuck in the chaotic week-long nightmare optimistically called “Moving Day”. This is the […]

Lost Your Job, Worried About Your Housing?

Posted May 27th, 2009 @ 11:55 AM by

Here’s a meeting you might want to check out! Letter of Invitation “We’re Looking for Work” Town Meeting #3Friday, May 29th, 4:50 to 9:15 PMStoughton High School Cafetorium, 600 Lincoln, Stoughton, WI Have you or a friend been laid-off, downsized, or part-timed & now you’re looking for work? We have organized a THIRD town meeting […]