Renting and the Law: Tenant disputes terms of oral lease

December 16, 2016

Renting and the Law: Roommate refuses to unlock the door

December 3, 2016
November 19, 2016

Renting & the Law: 21 days and counting for security deposits

Q: I work for a property management company. We are wondering what is the correct date to begin counting the 21 days from in order…
November 4, 2016

Renting and the Law: Who pays for damages from mice and mold?

Q: I am a student at the College of St. Benedict/St. Johns in St. Joseph, Minn. As seniors, my friends and I jumped at the…
October 22, 2016

Renter with disability needs working elevator

Q: My 30-year-old son is a paraplegic and rents a third-floor studio apartment in Burnsville. Five days ago, while he was in his apartment, the…
October 7, 2016

Can landlord limit overnight visitors?

Q: I signed a new 12-month lease in May. The landlord, at the last minute, added a handwritten clause stating that I could have only…
September 24, 2016

Renting and the Law: Renter resists charges for preexisting damage

Q: We rented a house for 2½ years and recently moved out. The homeowners are now claiming we owe them an additional $1,304 on top…
September 9, 2016

Renting and the Law: Renters charged for replacement of scratched door

Q: My daughter is a college student in Duluth. I was a co-signer on a lease for the apartment she rented last year. She lived…
August 27, 2016

Renting and the Law: Apartment is infested with bugs

Q: My son is currently renting an apartment in Minneapolis. He and his roommate both signed a lease that runs until the end of August.…
June 18, 2016

Renting and the Law: Can threatened tenant break lease?

Q: My brother and his girlfriend have been leasing a home for the past two years. The girlfriend’s son is 21 and living there without…
June 4, 2016

Renting and the Law: Going to court over carpet, cleaning costs

Q: Our previous landlord is trying to take us to court to require us to pay for her new carpet and because she said she…
May 21, 2016

Renting and the Law: Homeowner who rents to roommates seeks answers

Q: My spouse and I own a house in Minneapolis and have people stay with us for one to three months at a time. Some…