Renting and the Law: Can security deposit be withheld to cover water bill 'overages'?

September 22, 2017

Renting and the Law: Tenant feels threatened, wants out of lease

August 25, 2017
Home & Garden
June 14, 2019
Nearly 50,000 people now call downtown Minneapolis home, thanks in part to new apartment buildings like 365 Nicollet.

How much is rent in Twin Cities? This guide breaks it down by area, unit type

Average rental prices and vacancy rates for various Twin Cities geographies, updated quarterly.
Home & Garden
August 11, 2017

Renting and the Law: Tenant stuck with utility bills long after moving out

Q: I signed a one-year lease with my landlord to rent a house. The lease was set to expire at the end of April 2017.…
Home & Garden
July 28, 2017

Renting and the Law: Can landlord sue renter for damage to unit?

Q: I had a renter who signed a one-year lease and then asked to terminate the lease one month early. Since she had always paid…
Home & Garden
July 14, 2017

Renting and the Law: Tenant seeks clarity about giving notice

Q: I signed a 12-month lease that I thought ended on June 30, 2017. Our lease agreement states that upon termination of the lease period,…
Home & Garden
June 30, 2017

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

Q: I own a townhouse, which I was renting to one tenant who died at the beginning of April. His lease ran from Aug. 1,…
Home & Garden
June 16, 2017

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

Q: My husband I are renting a house. Our lease ends Aug. 31, 2017. We are also house-hunting. We’ve been living in our rental place…
Home & Garden
June 2, 2017

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…
Home & Garden
May 19, 2017

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,…
Home & Garden
May 5, 2017

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…
Home & Garden
April 21, 2017

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…