Legislative Alert: 2022 Legislative Session Wrap-up

 Joe Murray, WRA director of political and governmental affairs  |    June 06, 2022

During the 2021-22 legislative session, Wisconsin lawmakers showed strong support for the WRA and issues important to the real estate industry. In fact, virtually all WRA legislative priorities received unanimous support from legislators. In the end, the WRA passed 14 top legislative priorities on a variety of issues affecting all sectors of the real estate industry.
The WRA’s 14 legislative priorities passed into law were:

  • Disclosure reports
  • 40-year access easements
  • Homeowners associations
  • Home equity theft
  • WHEDA workforce housing rehabilitation loans
  • Limiting liability for appraisers
  • Right to place a pier on flowages
  • Broadband expansion
  • Home inspection reports and “defects”
  • DSPS tech upgrades
  • Significant income tax cuts
  • Property tax cuts
  • COVID-19 civil liability exemption
  • Bad proposals rejected by the Wisconsin Legislature

The complete 2022 WRA Legislative Report provides additional details about these 14 legislative victories. View the report at www.wra.org/Priorities and watch for the printed copy in your mailbox soon.

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