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2013 Minnesota Statutes

Chapter 504B. Landlord and Tenant

Chapter Sections
Section Headnote
504B.0001MS 2006 Renumbered 15.001

DEFINITIONS
504B.001Definitions

LEASING AND RENT
504B.101Distress for Rent
504B.111Written Lease Required; Penalty
504B.115Tenant to Be Given Copy of Lease
504B.118Receipt for Rent Paid in Cash
504B.121Tenant May Not Deny Title; Exception
504B.125Person in Possession Liable for Rent; Evidence
504B.131Rent Liability; Uninhabitable Buildings
504B.135Terminating Tenancy at Will
504B.141Urban Real Estate; Holding Over
504B.145Restriction on Automatic Renewals of Leases
504B.151Restriction on Residential Lease Terms for Buildings in Financial Distress; Required Notice of Pending Foreclosure

OBLIGATIONS AND COVENANTS
504B.155Tenant Must Give Cold Weather Notice before Vacation of Building
504B.161Covenants of Landlord or Licensor
504B.165Unlawful Destruction; Damages
504B.171Covenant of Landlord and Tenant Not to Allow Unlawful Activities
504B.172Recovery of Attorney Fees
504B.173Applicant Screening Fee
504B.175Prelease Deposit
504B.177Late Fees
504B.178Interest on Security Deposits; Withholding Security Deposits; Damages; Limit on Withholding Last Month's Rent
504B.181Landlord or Agent Disclosure

INSPECTION REPORTS AND CODE VIOLATIONS
504B.185Inspection; Notice
504B.195Disclosure Required for Outstanding Inspection and Condemnation Orders
504B.204Action for Rental of Condemned Residential Premises

TENANT'S RIGHTS
504B.205Residential Tenant's Right to Seek Police and Emergency Assistance
504B.206Right of Victims of Domestic Abuse to Terminate Lease
504B.211Residential Tenant's Right to Privacy

UTILITIES; INTENTIONAL OUSTER
504B.215Billing; Loss of Services
504B.221Unlawful Termination of Utilities
504B.225Intentional Ouster and Interruption of Utilities; Misdemeanor
504B.231Damages for Ouster

RESIDENTIAL TENANT REPORTS
504B.235Definitions
504B.241Residential Tenant Reports; Disclosure and Corrections
504B.245Tenant Report; Remedies

MISCELLANEOUS RIGHTS
504B.251Recording of Notice of Cancellation of Leases
504B.255Termination Notice Requirement for Federally Subsidized Housing
504B.261Pets in Subsidized Disability Accessible Rental Housing Units
504B.265Termination of Lease Upon Death of Tenant
504B.271Tenant's Personal Property Remaining in Premises
504B.275Attorney General's Statement; Distribution

EVICTION ACTIONS
504B.281Forcible Entry and Unlawful Detainer Prohibited
504B.285Eviction Actions; Grounds; Retaliation Defense; Combined Allegations
504B.291Eviction Action for Nonpayment; Redemption; Other Rights
504B.301Eviction Action for Unlawful Detention
504B.305Notice of Seizure Provision
504B.311No Eviction Action If Tenant Holds over for Three Years
504B.315Restrictions on Eviction Due to Familial Status
504B.321Complaint and Summons
504B.325Expedited Relief
504B.331Summons; How Served
504B.335Answer; Trial
504B.341Continuance of Trial
504B.345Judgment; Execution
504B.351Failure of Jury to Reach a Verdict
504B.355Form of Verdict
504B.361Forms of Summons and Writ
504B.365Execution of the Writ of Recovery of Premises and Order to Vacate
504B.371Appeals

RESIDENTIAL TENANT ACTIONS
504B.375Unlawful Exclusion or Removal; Action for Recovery of Possession
504B.381Emergency Tenant Remedies Action
504B.385Rent Escrow Action to Remedy Violations
504B.391Violations of Building Repair Orders

TENANT REMEDIES ACTION
504B.395Procedure
504B.401Summons
504B.411Answer
504B.415Defenses
504B.421Hearing
504B.425Judgment
504B.431Service of Judgment
504B.435Landlord's Right to Collect Rent Suspended
504B.441Residential Tenant May Not Be Penalized for Complaint
504B.445Administrator
504B.451Receivership Revolving Loan Fund
504B.455Removal of Administrator
504B.461Termination of Administration
504B.465Waiver Not Allowed
504B.471Purpose to Provide Additional Remedies

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