Renting and the Law: Evicted tenants left belongings behind

January 16

Renting and the Law: Noisy neighbor is making tenant miserable

December 31, 2015
December 18, 2015

Renting and the Law: Landlord won't make repairs or respond to texts

Q: I have been renting an apartment from my landlord for three years and never had a problem until now. When I moved into the…
December 5, 2015

Renting and the Law: New townhouse wasn't finished by lease start date; can tenants seek compensation?

Q: My daughter and her two roommates signed a lease to move into a new townhouse in the Uptown area of Minneapolis on Nov. 1.…
November 21, 2015

Renting and the Law: Tenants suspect caretaker is stealing their property

Q: I recently discovered that over the past few years I’ve had some personal belongings go missing from my apartment. I’ve spoken with other tenants…
November 7, 2015

Renting and the Law: Landlord failed to address stinky carpet, broken doors

Q: We recently moved into a townhouse in Woodbury. When we moved in, the carpet was sticky and had a horrible odor. I wrote about…
October 24, 2015

Renting and the Law: Who's responsible for tenants' past-due utility bills?

Q: My husband and I rented out our home in north Minneapolis. Unfortunately, our tenants stopped paying rent, and we had to evict them. We…
October 9, 2015

Renting and the Law: Tenant disputes security deposit

Q: We had a renter in our home who recently moved out. There is an option in the lease that stated “First Month’s Rent Paid…
August 29, 2015

Renting and the Law: Rental home tests high for radon; who's responsible?

Q: My boyfriend and his two children rent a home in Minneapolis. I encouraged him to do an at-home radon gas test, which came back…
August 14, 2015

Landlord wants six-month lease, tenants prefer month-to-month

Q: We have been renting a home since 2012. Our lease was up in February 2015, when we signed a new lease agreement that is…
July 31, 2015

Renting and the Law: Roommate's friend has overstayed his welcome

Q: I signed a one-year lease with my roommate. We are both named on the lease. My roommate has moved his boyfriend in, seven months…
July 18, 2015

Renting and the Law: Condo owner concerned about rental limits

Q: For the past eight years I have been renting out my condominium. When I purchased my condo, there was no mention of not being…
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