2015 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
703. Condominiums.
703.08 Notice prior to conversion of residential property to condominium.

WI Stat § 703.08 (2015) What's This?

703.08 Notice prior to conversion of residential property to condominium.

703.08(1)(1) Residential real property may not be converted to a condominium unless the owner of the residential real property gives prior written notice of the conversion to each of the tenants of the building or buildings scheduled for conversion. During the 60-day period immediately following the date of delivery of the notice a tenant has the first right to purchase the unit, if the unit is offered for sale at any time during that period, for any of the following:

703.08(1)(a) (a) The price at which the unit is being offered on the market.

703.08(1)(b) (b) The price contained in any accepted offer to purchase the unit.

703.08(1)(c) (c) The price otherwise agreed to by the tenant and the seller.

703.08(2) (2) A tenant may not be required to vacate the property during the 120-day period immediately following the date of delivery of the notice required under sub. (1) except for:

703.08(2)(a) (a) Violation of a covenant in the lease; or

703.08(2)(b) (b) Nonpayment of rent.

703.08(3) (3) A tenant may waive in writing his or her first right of purchase under sub. (1), his or her right to remain on the property under sub. (2), or both.

History: 1977 c. 407; 2003 a. 283.

Condominium conversion and tenant rights — Wisconsin statutes section 703.08: What kind of protection does it really provide. Wynn, 63 MLR 73 (1979).

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