Renting and the Law: Evicted tenants left belongings behind

January 16

Renting and the Law: Noisy neighbor is making tenant miserable

December 31, 2015
Variety
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…
Variety
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.…
Rentals
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…
Variety
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…
Variety
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…
Variety
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…
Variety
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…
Variety
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…
Variety
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…
Variety
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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