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.housingalliance.us

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Amy Bliss Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/18/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 8
Assembly Bill 8
Relating to: fees for nonpayment of rent and the suspension of a rule of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer protection.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/11/2021
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 146
Assembly Bill 146
Relating to: grants to homeless individuals and families, grants to defray housing costs and for diversion programming, housing navigator grants, homeless case management services, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/8/2021
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 191
Assembly Bill 191
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/24/2021
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 217
Assembly Bill 217
Relating to: allowing the Department of Safety and Professional Services and credentialing boards to grant credentials with provisional status, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, a...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/13/2021
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 606
Assembly Bill 606
Relating to: creating a sales tax exemption for materials used to construct workforce housing developments or to conduct workforce housing rehabilitation projects. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/20/2021
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 608
Assembly Bill 608
Relating to: local approvals of workforce housing projects; zoning for certain residential uses; and a requirement that street addresses be assigned at the time of subdivision plat approval. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/2/2022
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 610
Assembly Bill 610
Relating to: prohibiting certain property tax assessment practices. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2021
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 641
Assembly Bill 641
Relating to: repealing the personal property tax, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/22/2021
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.
Supporting Documentation
20211022_PPT Coalition Response to Gov Bill.pdf

Assembly Bill 857
Assembly Bill 857
Relating to: examinations required for obtaining a credential.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/20/2022
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 941
Assembly Bill 941
Relating to: a commercial driver recruitment program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2022
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 1036
Assembly Bill 1036
Relating to: the notice requirement for terminating a lease in a mobile or manufactured home community.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/18/2022
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.
Supporting Documentation
20220218_Memo on AB1036.docx

Assembly Bill 1133
Assembly Bill 1133
Relating to: discrimination in housing based on prior eviction and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/15/2022
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 1136
Assembly Bill 1136
Relating to: repealing the prohibition against certain local governments enacting or enforcing an eviction moratorium on a landlord. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/15/2022
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 33
Senate Bill 33
Relating to: fees for nonpayment of rent and the suspension of a rule of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer protection.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/11/2021
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 185
Senate Bill 185
Relating to: grants to homeless individuals and families, grants to defray housing costs and for diversion programming, housing navigator grants, homeless case management services, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/8/2021
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 189
Senate Bill 189
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2021
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 232
Senate Bill 232
Relating to: allowing the Department of Safety and Professional Services and credentialing boards to grant credentials with provisional status, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, a...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/13/2021
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 500
Senate Bill 500
Relating to: WHEDA pilot program to make grants to counties for down payment assistance. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/6/2021
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 623
Senate Bill 623
Relating to: repealing the personal property tax, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/21/2021
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.
Supporting Documentation
20211022_PPT Coalition Response to Gov Bill.pdf

Senate Bill 630
Senate Bill 630
Relating to: prohibiting certain property tax assessment practices. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2021
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 631
Senate Bill 631
Relating to: creating a sales tax exemption for materials used to construct workforce housing developments or to conduct workforce housing rehabilitation projects. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/8/2021
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 824
Senate Bill 824
Relating to: examinations required for obtaining a credential.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/20/2022
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 840
Senate Bill 840
Relating to: local approvals of workforce housing projects; zoning for certain residential uses; and a requirement that street addresses be assigned at the time of subdivision plat approval. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/2/2022
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 929
Senate Bill 929
Relating to: a commercial driver recruitment program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2022
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

Licensing of Manufactured Home Communities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Licensing of Manufactured Home Communities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/4/2022
First Communication Date
8/4/2022
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Related to offering an electronic process for requesting manufactured home titles
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Related to offering an electronic process for requesting manufactured home titles

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
3/7/2022
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.

Related to extending the eviction notice requirement in land-lease manufactured home communities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Related to extending the eviction notice requirement in land-lease manufactured home communities.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/1/2022
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.

Allocation of federal funding provided under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) to the extent necessary to keep Schedule D of the unemployment insurance contribution (tax) rates in effect through the end of calendar year 2022.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allocation of federal funding provided under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) to the extent necessary to keep Schedule D of the unemployment insurance contribution (tax) rates in effect through the end of calendar year 2022.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/15/2021
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.

Provisional Licensure
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Provisional Licensure

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/10/2021
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$901.35
2021
July - December
$211.94
2022
January - June
$1,001.00
Total $2,114.29
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
10.25
2021
July - December
2.25
2022
January - June
6.50
Total 19.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
1.10
2021
July - December
0.50
2022
January - June
6.00
Total 7.60

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: grants to homeless individuals and families, grants to defray housing costs and for diversion programming, housing navigator grants, homeless case management services, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: grants to homeless individuals and families, grants to defray housing costs and for diversion programming, housing navigator grants, homeless case management services, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: fees for nonpayment of rent and the suspension of a rule of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer protection.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: fees for nonpayment of rent and the suspension of a rule of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer protection.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: allowing the Department of Safety and Professional Services and credentialing boards to grant credentials with provisional status, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
4 %
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: allowing the Department of Safety and Professional Services and credentialing boards to grant credentials with provisional status, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
40 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
7 %
2022
July - December
Total 23 %
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
40 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
8 %
2022
July - December
Total 23 %
Relating to: creating a sales tax exemption for materials used to construct workforce housing developments or to conduct workforce housing rehabilitation projects. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: creating a sales tax exemption for materials used to construct workforce housing developments or to conduct workforce housing rehabilitation projects. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: prohibiting certain property tax assessment practices. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: repealing the personal property tax, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
7 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: repealing the personal property tax, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: examinations required for obtaining a credential.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: prohibiting certain property tax assessment practices. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: examinations required for obtaining a credential.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: local approvals of workforce housing projects; zoning for certain residential uses; and a requirement that street addresses be assigned at the time of subdivision plat approval. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: a commercial driver recruitment program. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: WHEDA pilot program to make grants to counties for down payment assistance. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: local approvals of workforce housing projects; zoning for certain residential uses; and a requirement that street addresses be assigned at the time of subdivision plat approval. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: a commercial driver recruitment program. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: repealing the prohibition against certain local governments enacting or enforcing an eviction moratorium on a landlord. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: the notice requirement for terminating a lease in a mobile or manufactured home community.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: discrimination in housing based on prior eviction and providing a penalty. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
15 %
2022
July - December
Total 8 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures