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
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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.…
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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…
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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…
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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…