Renting and the Law: After tenant dies, who owes unpaid rent?

June 30

Renting and the Law: Long-term tenant wants short-term lease

June 16
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July 10

How much is rent for a 2-bedroom in Twin Cities? Check out the Rent Chart

Average rental prices and vacancy rates for various Twin Cities geographies, updated quarterly.
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June 2

Renting and the Law: Is an oral lease binding?

Q: My landlord in Minneapolis is trying to hold me to a one-year lease because I agreed to it verbally. Then my circumstances changed; I…
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May 19

Renting and the Law: Renter was rarely there but charged for repair

Q: I recently moved out of an apartment where I had a lease for one year, from February 2016 to February 2017. Within that year,…
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May 5

Renter risks eviction with long-term guests

Q: What is the best way to get a family removed from my one-bedroom apartment? They have been staying with me since October 2016. I…
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April 21

Renting and the Law: Tenant on the hook for full rent after roommate pays to break lease

Q: My landlord charged my ex-girlfriend a fee to be removed from our lease early, with five months remaining. Before she moved out, we were…
March 11

Renting and the Law: Tenant has issues with neighbor's long baths

Q: I have an upstairs neighbor who has taken long baths throughout the length of my lease, and most likely long before I moved in.…
February 10

Renting and the Law: Landlord without lease wants tenants to vacate

Q: I’m wondering what the law is concerning asking a tenant to vacate when there is no lease. My dad owns a historic property, listed…
January 27

Renting and the Law: Landlord has questions about CRP forms

Q: I will be doing certificate of rent paid (CRP) forms soon, and I have a question about them. I have a renter who paid…
January 14

Renting and the Law: Tenants want to escape rude landlord

Q: My friend and I have signed a lease with an apartment community, and we are to start renting there on Feb. 1. However, we…
December 16, 2016

Renting and the Law: Tenant disputes terms of oral lease

Q: I allowed a friend of a friend, Sheryl, to move into my house, with a free room and utilities, in exchange for housekeeping and…