Affordable Housing in Wisconsin

Assistance for people between who have disabilities or people 60+

Aging and Disability Resource Center

2865 N. Sherman Avenue, Northside Town Center, Madison, WI 53704

Phone: Toll-Free: 855-417-6892; Phone: 608-240-7400

Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. After-hours appointments are available upon request


Legal Assistance: Disability Benefit Specialists (DBS) assist individuals between the ages of 18 and 59 who have physical disabilities, developmental disabilities, mental health issues and/or substance abuse issues. The EBS Program provides legal advice/representation for senior adults (age 60+) residing in Dane County that are faced with benefit, housing and other disputes or denials, complications, changes in benefits, claims not paid, and other similar issue groups that have an economic or socially isolating effect on the older adult.


Disability Rights Wisconsin

131 W. Wilson St., Suite 700, Madison, WI 53703

Phone: 608-267-0214 or 800-928-8778

Legal Assistance: Provides legal services to people with disabilities and disability related issues including abuse and neglect, patient rights, deinstitutionalization, long-term care, special education, voting rights, discrimination in employment and housing, barriers to accessibility, SSI managed care, Medicare Part D helpline, assistive technology, access to services.


Low-Cost Assistance

Legal Action of Wisconsin
744 Williamson Street, Suite 200, Madison, WI 53703

Phone: 608-256-3304 or 800-362-3904

Intake Line: 608-256-3258

Legal Assistance: Public benefits/Health law (Wisconsin works [W-2], SSI, Food Stamps, Medicaid); Family law; Senior law (i.e. Medicare, social security, elder abuse); Housing (i.e. landlord-tenant, public and subsidized housing, rent control); Education (i.e. expulsion and suspension, school lunch program denials); Migrant Project (legal services to migrant farmers); Jobs/economic law (i.e. removal of legal barriers to employment)


Tenant Resource Center

1202 Williamson Street, Suite 101, Madison, WI 53703

Phone: Housing Counseling in Dane County: (608) 257-0006

Housing Counseling via email:

Mediation Service: (608) 257-0006

En Español: 608-257-0006

Lus Hmoob: 608-257-006 

Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Legal Assistance: Housing counseling/information/referrals for Wisconsin landlords’ and tenants’ rights and responsibilities provided.


Other Sources:

Resources on Affordable Housing and Emergency Housing in Madison

HUD Rental Help: Wisconsin

HUD low cost homes for sale: Wisconsin

Find Affordable Housing in Dane County

Homeownership Assistance: Wisconsin