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2021 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

LANDLORDS AND TENANTS

See also RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTY

Administrators, code violations lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.425, 2021 504B.445, 2021 504B.455, 2021 504B.461

Apartment buildings, see APARTMENT BUILDINGS

Applicant screening, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.173

Attorney fees, tenants' rights, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.172

Cable communications systems, see Multiple dwellings, access to under CABLE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

Code violations lawsuits, see Tenants' remedies under this topic

Commercial tenants, service of process on, judgments, code violations lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.431

Definitions, generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.235

Discrimination, see Unfair discriminatory practices under RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTY

Disputes, MFIP, discontinuance of assistance payments, Minn. Statutes 2021 256J.395

Eviction, see EVICTION

Farm lands

Leased, unpaid rents, crops, liens on, Minn. Statutes 2021 514.964

Tenants' rights on termination of life estates, Minn. Statutes 2021 500.25

Fines, building repair orders, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.391

Foreclosures

Foreclosure advice notices, Minn. Statutes 2021 580.042

Tenants' rights in, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.151, 2021 504B.285

Landlords

Abandonment of property by tenant, duties, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.271

Agreements, maintenance or repair of premises by tenant, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.161

Applicant screening fees, duties, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.173

Assignments, lawsuits, eviction actions, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.171

Building repair orders, noncompliance, penalties, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.391

Burden of proof, retaliation, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.285, 2021 504B.441

Certificates and certification, rent paid, Minn. Statutes 2021 290A.19

Court-ordered wiretapping, duty to assist, Minn. Statutes 2021 626A.06, 2021 626A.38

Covenants, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.161

Defenses, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.195, 2021 504B.415

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.181, 2021 504B.195, 2021 504B.211, 2021 504B.241

Emergency calls by tenants, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.205

Entry into rented premises, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.211

Essential services, nonpayment by landlord, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.215

Judgments against, administrators' expenses, code violations lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.445

Leases, copies, giving to tenants, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.115

Liability

Administrators' expenses, code violations lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.445

Applicant screening fee violations, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.173

Collection of rents or security deposits after condemnation, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.204

Injury to third parties, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.161

Personal property of tenant, removal and storage after eviction, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.365

Prelease deposits, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.175

Repair and maintenance of buildings, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.471

Security deposits, improper withholding, damages, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.178

Unlawful interruption or termination of utilities, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.221, 2021 504B.225

Unlawful ouster or exclusion of tenants, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.221, 2021 504B.225, 2021 504B.231

Low income home energy assistance program, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.215

Mail and mailing, security deposits, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.178

MFIP protective or vendor payees, Minn. Statutes 2021 256J.39

Nonpayment of utility bills, tenants' rights, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.215

Notice given

Abandoned property of tenant, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.271

Automatic renewal clauses, leases, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.145

Controlled substances violations, eviction, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.305

Entry into rented premises, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.211

Evicted tenants, inventory, personal property, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.365

Familial status of tenant, eviction or denial of lease renewal, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.315

Federally subsidized housing, expiration or termination of federal contracts, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.255

Intermediate care facilities leases, notice of eviction action, Minn. Statutes 2021 256B.501

Leases, cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.251

Leases greater than 20 years, cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.291

Rent increases, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.147

Rental housing, accessible unit priority, Minn. Statutes 2021 363A.40

Security deposits, transfer or assumption by landlord's successor in interest, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.178

Seizure of property, controlled substances violations, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.305

Tenancy at will, termination, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.135

Termination of lease after death of tenant, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.265

Notice received

Code violations, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.185, 2021 504B.395

Cold weather notice, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.155

Contracts for deed, cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.151

Emergency relief orders, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.381

Escrow of rent to remedy violations, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.385

Mortgage foreclosure sale, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.151

Residents, elevated blood lead levels, Minn. Statutes 2021 144.9504

Termination of lease, death of tenant, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.265

Payments to, receipts, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.118

Pistols, permits to carry, Minn. Statutes 2021 624.714

Posting (notices), agent for service of process, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.181

Receipts for rent paid in cash, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.118

Recovery of property, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.291

Rights, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.285, 2021 504B.311, 2021 504B.435

Safe at Home program, duties, Minn. Statutes 2021 5B.10

Security deposits, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.178

Service and support animals, documentation, fees and deposits prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.113

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.375, 2021 504B.401

Single-metered residential buildings, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.215

Statements by, Minn. Statutes 2021 256D.02

Utilities, Minn. Statutes 2021 325E.025, 2021 504B.221, 2021 504B.225

Late fees, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.177

Lawsuits

Applicant screening fee violations, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.173

Code violations, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.195, 2021 504B.385, 2021 504B.395

Conciliation courts, no jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2021 491A.01

Damages, treble damages, Minn. Statutes 2021 557.09

Eviction, see Real property, rental under EVICTION

Hennepin County Municipal Court, Minn. Statutes 2021 488A.06

Housing calendar consolidation program, Minn. Statutes 2021 484.013

Lessees violating covenant against introducing drugs, Minn. Statutes 2021 609.33

Pro se representation, Minn. Statutes 2021 481.02

Recovery of property by landlord, denial of title by tenant, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.121

Recovery of rent due, evidence, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.125

Lead abatement, see Abatement under LEAD (MINERAL)

Leases

Attorney fee provisions, tenants' rights, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.172

Cancellation, leases greater than 20 years, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.291

Copies to tenants, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.115

Duration of lease, notice, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.146

Prelease deposits, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.175

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.111

Residential rental property, see Leases under RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTY

Victims of violence, right to terminate, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.206

Manufactured home parks

Landlords, see Park owners under MANUFACTURED HOME PARKS

Tenants, see Residents under MANUFACTURED HOME PARKS

Mining, property leases, counties, powers generally, Minn. Statutes 2021 373.01

Mortgage foreclosures, see Foreclosures under this topic

Multiple dwellings, see MULTIPLE DWELLINGS

Neighborhood organizations, see NEIGHBORHOOD ORGANIZATIONS

Prelease deposits, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.175

Private shared telecommunications services, Minn. Statutes 2021 237.681

Problem properties law, Minn. Statutes 2021 617.81 to 2021 617.87

Public nuisances, see PUBLIC NUISANCES

Real property, conveyance of interest in, Minn. Statutes 2021 507.01

Renters, see Tenants under this topic

Rents

Cash payment, written receipts for, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.118

Code violations lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.425

Landlord's right to collect, suspension, code violations lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.435

Late payment, late fees, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.177

Presumption of payment, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.291

Prorated rent required, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.116

Residential rental property, generally, see RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTY

Residential tenant reports, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.235, 2021 504B.241

Residential tenant screening services

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.235

Disclosures to applicants, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.173

Federal regulations, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.245

Liability, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.241

Reports, duties, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.241

Security deposit violations, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.178

Tenancy at will

Eviction, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.285

Termination, procedure, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.135

Tenant reports, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.235, 2021 504B.241

Tenant screening services, see Residential tenant screening services under this topic

Tenants' remedies

Code violations lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.195, 2021 504B.395, 2021 504B.435, 2021 504B.471

Prelease deposit violations, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.175

Property rehabilitation, special assessments, Minn. Statutes 2021 429.101

Rent escrow actions to remedy violations by landlord, procedure, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.385

Tenant screening services, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.173, 2021 504B.245

Tenants

Access to data, residential tenant screening services, information on tenant, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.241

Affidavits, escrow of rents to remedy violations, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.385

Agreements, maintenance or repair of premises, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.161

Burden of proof, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.285

Copies received, leases, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.115

Covenants of landlord or licensor, waivers, see Waivers, prohibited waivers under this topic

Death, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.265, 2021 524.2-702

Defenses, leases, lawsuits to enforce, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.115

Disabled persons in subsidized housing, pets, rights, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.261

Emergency assistance calls, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.205

Eviction, see Real property, rental under EVICTION

Holdover for three years, effect, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.311

Lawsuits, see same under this topic

Lead hazard reduction, see under LEAD (MINERAL)

Low income home energy assistance program, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.215

Mail and mailing, notice, escrow of rents to remedy violations, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.385

Notice given

Cold weather notice, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.155

Emergency relief orders, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.381

Escrow of rents to remedy violations, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.385

Pesticide postapplication precautions, Minn. Statutes 2021 18B.37

Property taxes, payment by, Minn. Statutes 2021 272.45

Quitting lease, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.147

Notice of pending foreclosure, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.151

Notice received

Code violations and condemnation orders, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.195

Controlled substances violations, eviction, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.305

Entry by landlord, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.211

Evicted tenants, inventory, personal property, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.365

Familial status, eviction or denial of lease renewal, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.315

Federally subsidized housing, termination, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.255

Foreclosure advice notices, Minn. Statutes 2021 580.042

Landlord's agent, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.181

Landlord's entry in tenant's absence, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.211

Lead hazard reduction, Minn. Statutes 2021 144.9504

Leases greater than 20 years, cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.291

Rental dwelling notice, Minn. Statutes 2021 471.9995

Residential tenant screening service information, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.241

Residents, elevated blood lead levels, Minn. Statutes 2021 144.9504

Security deposits, transfer or assumption, landlord's successor in interest, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.178

Seizure of property, controlled substances violations, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.305

Tenancy at will, termination, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.135

Tenant screening service used by landlord, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.173

Notice to vacate, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.285

Payments by, Minn. Statutes 2021 272.45, 2021 504B.175

Personal property, abandonment, Minn. Statutes 2021 168A.05, 2021 504B.271

Proper identification, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.235

Property tax refunds, see Claimants (refunds) under PROPERTY TAXES

Prospective tenants, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.173, 2021 504B.175, 2021 504B.195

Public nuisances, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2021 617.80

Recovery of possession, procedure, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.375

Redemption of tenancy, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.291

Referral fees from real estate licensees, Minn. Statutes 2021 82.81

Relocation, lead hazard reduction, Minn. Statutes 2021 144.9504

Remedies, see Tenants' remedies under this topic

Rent withholding, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.178

Residential tenant reports, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.235, 2021 504B.241

Rights

Abandoned personal property, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.271

Emergency assistance telephone calls, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.205

Lead hazard reduction, Minn. Statutes 2021 144.9504

Privacy, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.211

Uninhabitable buildings, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.131

Unlawful termination of utilities by landlord, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.221, 2021 504B.225

Service and support animals, documentation, penalties, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.113

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.291, 2021 504B.385, 2021 504B.431

Utilities, payment, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.215

Utility bills, payment to prevent disconnection, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.215

Utility costs, separate utility billing for single-meter buildings, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.215

Victims of violence, right to terminate lease, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.206

Trials, code violations lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.395, 2021 504B.421

Unfair discriminatory practices, Minn. Statutes 2021 363A.09, 2021 363A.21

Unlawful detention, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.301

Unlawful exclusion or removal, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.375, 2021 609.606

Urban real estate, holding over, period of tenancy, determination, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.141

Utilities, payment

Responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2021 325E.025

Single-metered residential buildings, landlords, duties, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.215

Violations and penalties

Building repair orders, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.391

Unlawful ouster of tenants or personal property, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.225, 2021 504B.365

Waivers, prohibited waivers

Code violations lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.465

Code violations remedies, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.195

Condemned premises, action for rental of, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.204

Covenants not to allow unlawful activities, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.171

Covenants of landlord or licensor, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.161

Emergency relief actions, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.465

Eviction, familial status, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.315

Personal property of tenant, removal and storage after eviction, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.365

Recovery of possession by tenant, after unlawful exclusion or removal, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.375

Rents, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.116, 2021 504B.178

Right of privacy, tenants, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.211

Security deposits, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.178

Single-metered residential rental buildings, rights and duties, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.215

Termination of lease after death of tenant, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.265

Unlawful ouster, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.231

Unlawful termination of utilities, Minn. Statutes 2021 504B.221, 2021 504B.225