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

August 29

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

August 14
July 31

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

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…
July 3

Renting and the Law: Tenants question cost to replace 'new' carpet

Q: My husband and I rented an apartment in Apple Valley for 3½ years. Upon giving notice, we were told we would have to pay…
June 20

Renting and the Law: Landlord refuses to let students out of lease

Q: I am a college student at St. Mary’s University in Winona. I live on campus. Last October, three other girls and I signed a…
June 6

Renting and the Law: Seek rent reduction over move for apartment repair

Q: I rent in St. Louis Park, in an apartment building that attracts young professionals and boasts “high-end” amenities. This past Sunday, a water pipe…
May 23

Renting and the Law: Renters bought a house, now want to break lease

Q: We rented a home to a couple who signed a year lease. They now want to walk away from the lease because they bought…
Home & Garden
May 9

Renting and the Law: Lease terms seem unusual; are they?

Q: My child was looking at an apartment lease that had some unusual terms. The terms include requirements for a renter to do the following:…
Home & Garden
April 25

Renting and the Law: Son had to sign lease, but now Mom wants him out

Q: I have a friend who is renting an apartment in Minnesota. The complex required her 18-year-old daughter and 23-year-old son to sign the lease.…
Home & Garden
April 10

Kelly Klein: Parents want to evict son's family

Q: We bought a home for our son to live in about nine years ago. About six years ago, his ex-wife, three children, three dogs…
Home & Garden
March 27

Renting and the Law: Tenant dinged on deposit after 28 years of care

Q: I have an issue with my former landlords. I rented a house from them in Rose­ville for 28 years. My rent was reasonable, and…
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