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
September 22, 2017

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

Q: I received a $400 reduction on my security deposit based on my landlord withholding money to cover water bills. His explanation is that he…
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August 25, 2017

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

Q: I was recently in a domestic relationship and ended up being shot three times. I feel threatened at my rental place because it is…
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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.…
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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…
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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,…
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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,…
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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…
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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,…