Wisconsin Housing Alliance

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Factory-built housing industry including: modular housing, manufactured housing, manufactured home communities, and industry service/suppliers.

Lobbying Interests:
Any matter that may affect manufactured (HUD Code) or modular housing including but not limited to taxation, licensing, transportation and consumer protection.

CEO Name:
Amy Bliss
Executive Director

Contact
AB
Amy Bliss
258 Corporate Drive, Suite 200C
Madison, WI 53714
(608) 255-3131
(608) 255-5595
amy@housingalliance.us
http://www.welcomehomewisconsin.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Amy M Bliss Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/11/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 117
Assembly Bill 117
Relating to: submission of building permit applications for one-family and two-family dwellings.

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 38

For
Notification Date
7/23/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 121
Assembly Bill 121
Relating to: housing navigator grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/13/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 124
Assembly Bill 124
Relating to: grants to defray housing costs and for diversion programming and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/8/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 125
Assembly Bill 125
Relating to: housing quality standards loans, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/13/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 288
Assembly Bill 288
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/17/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 318
Assembly Bill 318
Relating to: creating tax-advantaged first-time home buyer accounts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/10/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 322
Assembly Bill 322
Relating to: the availability of information on crimes through the consolidated court automation programs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 383
Assembly Bill 383
Relating to: a sales tax exemption for tangible personal property temporarily stored in this state. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/16/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 508
Assembly Bill 508
Relating to: housing and homelessness; workforce development; community action agencies; poverty reports; mental health; public assistance advisory committee; economic security; adverse childhood experiences reports; creating a nonrefundable individual inc...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/8/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 551
Assembly Bill 551
Relating to: the presumption of riparian rights on navigable waterways.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/11/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 691
Assembly Bill 691
Relating to: prohibiting an assessor from changing the valuation of property based solely on a recent sale of the property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 114

For
Notification Date
2/6/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 721
Assembly Bill 721
Relating to: the regulation of nonconforming buildings in a floodplain. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/11/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 789
Assembly Bill 789
Relating to: the well compensation grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/12/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 791
Assembly Bill 791
Relating to: the private on-site wastewater treatment system replacement or rehabilitation grant program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/12/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 828
Assembly Bill 828
Relating to: the use of radon-resistant construction materials and techniques in new construction of public buildings, places of employment, one-family and two-family dwellings, and modular homes and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/20/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 859
Assembly Bill 859
Relating to: making changes related to mixed-use tax incremental financing districts, increasing the amount of time a city or village may extend the life of a tax incremental district to improve its affordable and workforce housing, allowing a reduction in...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 910
Assembly Bill 910
Relating to: a property tax exemption for all machinery, tools, and patterns; a reduction of state general obligation and variable rate debt supported by general purpose revenue; and increasing the maximum deduction under the individual income tax sliding ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 914
Assembly Bill 914
Relating to: repealing the prohibition against certain local governments from enacting or enforcing an eviction moratorium on a landlord. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/20/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 915
Assembly Bill 915
Relating to: discrimination in housing based on prior evictions and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/20/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 120
Senate Bill 120
Relating to: housing navigator grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/13/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 121
Senate Bill 121
Relating to: housing quality standards loans, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/13/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 144
Senate Bill 144
Relating to: grants to defray housing costs and for diversion programming and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/23/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 257
Senate Bill 257
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/10/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 301
Senate Bill 301
Relating to: the availability of information on crimes through the consolidated court automation programs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 351
Senate Bill 351
Relating to: a sales tax exemption for tangible personal property temporarily stored in this state. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 181

For
Notification Date
12/16/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 467
Senate Bill 467
Relating to: housing and homelessness; workforce development; community action agencies; poverty reports; mental health; public assistance advisory committee; economic security; adverse childhood experiences reports; creating a nonrefundable individual inc...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/4/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 501
Senate Bill 501
Relating to: the presumption of riparian rights on navigable waterways.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/11/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 624
Senate Bill 624
Relating to: prohibiting an assessor from changing the valuation of property based solely on a recent sale of the property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 637
Senate Bill 637
Relating to: the regulation of nonconforming buildings in a floodplain. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 175

For
Notification Date
2/11/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 724
Senate Bill 724
Relating to: the well compensation grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/12/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 821
Senate Bill 821
Relating to: a property tax exemption for all machinery, tools, and patterns; a reduction of state general obligation and variable rate debt supported by general purpose revenue; and increasing the maximum deduction under the individual income tax sliding ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Residential rental practices
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Residential rental practices

SS 001_20
For
Notification Date
2/10/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program (WRAP) excluding manufactured home community lot rent.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program (WRAP) excluding manufactured home community lot rent.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
6/9/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

COVID 19 industry business closures.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
COVID 19 industry business closures.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/23/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

tax incentive saving plan for first time homebuyers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
tax incentive saving plan for first time homebuyers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/17/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Reform of manufactured home dealer licensing and manufactured home title processes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Reform of manufactured home dealer licensing and manufactured home title processes.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/22/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Exemption for manufactured home salespersons from licensing as mortgage bankers and mortgage brokers under Wis. Stats 224.72.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Exemption for manufactured home salespersons from licensing as mortgage bankers and mortgage brokers under Wis. Stats 224.72.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/21/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Repeal Wisconsin's Personal Property Tax
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Repeal Wisconsin's Personal Property Tax

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/21/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$947.30
2019
July - December
$90.00
2020
January - June
$273.20
2020
July - December
$0.00
Total $1,310.50
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
12.15
2019
July - December
1.25
2020
January - June
1.75
2020
July - December
0.00
Total 15.15
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
2.50
2019
July - December
0.25
2020
January - June
2.25
2020
July - December
0.00
Total 5.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
20 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 15 %
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
20 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 15 %
Relating to: a property tax exemption for all machinery, tools, and patterns; a reduction of state general obligation and variable rate debt supported by general purpose revenue; and increasing the maximum deduction under the individual income tax sliding scale standard deduction. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: a property tax exemption for all machinery, tools, and patterns; a reduction of state general obligation and variable rate debt supported by general purpose revenue; and increasing the maximum deduction under the individual income tax sliding scale standard deduction. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
25 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 7 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
25 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 7 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
40 %
2019
July - December
50 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 33 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
50 %
2020
July - December
Total 10 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 4 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
100 %
Total < 1%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures