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RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTY

Abandonment of personal property by tenants

Landlords' rights, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.271

Accessible units, rental priority, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.40

Affidavits, cancellation or termination of leases

Landlord's affidavit, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.251

Agents

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.181

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2005 481.02

Rental services licensing, Minn. Statutes 2005 82.46

Apartment buildings, see APARTMENT BUILDINGS

Appeals, lead orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.9504

Arms-length rental, total scheduled rent, Minn. Statutes 2005 290A.03

Assessments

Income property assessments, data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2005 13.51

Attorney fees

Code violations lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.425

Condemned property, rental after condemnation, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.204

Emergency telephone calls by tenants, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.205

Flag display lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2005 500.215

Unlawful destruction, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.165

Unlawful exclusion or removal of tenants by landlords, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.375

Unlawful termination of utilities by landlords, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.221

Background checks, managers, Minn. Statutes 2005 299C.67 to 2005 299C.69

Boarding and lodging houses, see BOARDING AND LODGING HOUSES

Building repair orders

Noncompliance, landlords, penalties, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.391

Caretakers, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.181

Caulking, Minn. Statutes 2005 216C.27, 2005 216C.30

Classification of property, property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2005 273.13

Cold weather notice, failure to give, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.155

Common areas

Unlawful activities, covenants not to allow, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.171

Complaints

Energy efficiency standards data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2005 13.679

Condemnation, orders, notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.195

Condemned property

Rents or security deposits collected after condemnation, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.204

Security deposits, return, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.178

Condominiums, see CONDOMINIUMS

Contested cases

Energy conservation, Minn. Statutes 2005 216C.27

Unfair discriminatory practices, orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.29

Contraband or controlled substances in

Covenants not to allow, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.171, 2005 609.33

Covenants not to allow unlawful activities, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.171

Eviction actions, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.5317

Forfeiture of property, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.5317

Landlord's rights and duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.5317

Tenant's rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.5317

Contracts for deed

Cancellation, leases, terms of, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.151

Covenants

Landlords or licensors, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.161

Unlawful activities, covenants not to allow, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.171, 2005 609.33

Damage deposits, see Security deposits under this topic

Damages

Applicant screening violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.173

Prelease deposit violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.175

Security deposits, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.178

Unlawful destruction, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.165

Unlawful termination of utilities, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.221

Definitions

Housing Finance Agency, Minn. Statutes 2005 462A.03

Landlords and tenants, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.001

Property Tax Refund Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 290A.03

Real estate brokers and agents, Minn. Statutes 2005 82.17

Residential tenant reports, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.235

Destruction, unlawful, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.165

Disclosure

Attorney general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.275

Code violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.195

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.181

Real estate brokers and agents, representation of parties, Minn. Statutes 2005 82.41

Duplexes, see DUPLEXES

Energy audits, Minn. Statutes 2005 216B.165

Energy conservation

Covenants of landlord or licensor, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.161

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 216C.27

Weatherization, Minn. Statutes 2005 216C.264

Enforcement of law

Disclosure and actions, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.181

Energy conservation, Minn. Statutes 2005 216C.27

Entry by landlords, see Landlords under LANDLORDS AND TENANTS

Estates at will

Holding over, eviction, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.285

Renewal of rental period, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.161

Eviction, see Real property, rental under EVICTION

Evidence

Affidavits, cancellation or termination of lease, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.251

Judgments, cancellation of leases, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.291

Fines, energy conservation violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 216C.27

Firearms, unlawful use or possession

Covenants not to allow unlawful activities, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.171

Flags, display, Minn. Statutes 2005 500.215

Housing assistance, see HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY LOANS AND GRANTS

Housing projects, see Rentals under HOUSING PROJECTS

Inspections

Code violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.185

Low-rent public housing, energy conservation inspections, Minn. Statutes 2005 216C.27

Orders, notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.195

Insurance, see PROPERTY INSURANCE

Landlords, see under LANDLORDS AND TENANTS

Lawsuits

Applicant screening fees, violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.173

Conciliation courts, jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2005 491A.01

Eviction, see Real property, rental under EVICTION

Generally, see Lawsuits under LANDLORDS AND TENANTS

Managing agents, court appearances, Minn. Statutes 2005 481.02

Prelease deposit violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.175

Property taxes paid by tenant, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2005 272.45

Recovery of property by landlord, Minn. Statutes 2005 481.02, 2005 504B.121

Rents or security deposits collected after condemnation, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.204

Security deposits, Minn. Statutes 2005 488A.01, 2005 488A.18, 2005 504B.178

Unlawful destruction, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.165

Unlawful termination of utilities by landlords, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.221, 2005 504B.225

Lead abatement, see Abatement under LEAD (MINERAL)

Leases

Applications for, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.173, 2005 504B.175

Automatic renewal clauses, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.145

Cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.9504, 2005 504B.251, 2005 504B.291

Covenants not to allow unlawful activities, breach, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.171

Covenants or landlord or licensor, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.161

Family stabilization demonstration program, Minn. Statutes 2005 462A.205

Guarantees of future profits, Minn. Statutes 2005 82.41

Holding over, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.141, 2005 504B.285, 2005 504B.311

Lawsuits, see same under this topic

Real estate brokers and agents, self-serving provisions, Minn. Statutes 2005 82.41

Renewal, denial due to familial status, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.315

Termination, death of tenant, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.265

Terms, financially distressed property, effect, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.151

Written leases, copies to tenants, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.115

Liability, lessors

Unfair discriminatory practices, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.28

Low-income housing, see under HOUSING PROJECTS

Low-income rental housing, see under HOUSING PROJECTS

Maintenance, see Repairs and maintenance under this topic

Managing agents

Agent for service of process, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.181

Certificates of rent paid, duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 290A.19

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.181

Manufactured home parks, see MANUFACTURED HOME PARKS

Mortgage foreclosure, leases, terms, effect on

Financially distressed property, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.151

Multiple dwellings, see MULTIPLE DWELLINGS

Neighborhood organizations

Code violation inspections, notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.185

Owners

Debt, refinancing, Housing Finance Agency, Minn. Statutes 2005 462A.05

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.181

Lead (mineral), Minn. Statutes 2005 144.9504, 2005 144.9509

Planning, lead hazard reduction, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.9504

Tenant reports, federal regulations, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.245

Pistols, permits to carry, Minn. Statutes 2005 624.714

Posting (notices)

Abandoned personal property of tenants, sale, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.271

Disclosure statements, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.181

Rights and obligations, Minn. Statutes 2005 471.9995

Powerline credit, Minn. Statutes 2005 273.42

Problem properties law, Minn. Statutes 2005 617.81 to 2005 617.87

Property taxes, see Residential rental property under PROPERTY TAXES

Prostitution and prostitution-related activities

Covenants not to allow unlawful activities, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.171

Public nuisances, see PUBLIC NUISANCES

Punitive damages

Personal property of tenant, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.271

Security deposits, withholding by landlord, bad faith, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.178

Purchasers, prospective purchasers

Code violations orders, notice, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.195

Rehabilitation

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 462A.03

Loans and grants for, see HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY LOANS AND GRANTS

Rent control, see Rents under this topic

Rental services

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 82.17

Licensing, Minn. Statutes 2005 82.46

Renters, see Tenants under LANDLORDS AND TENANTS

Rents

Certificates of rent paid, Minn. Statutes 2005 289A.60, 2005 290A.19

Collection after condemnation, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.204

Deductions, utilities paid by tenants, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.215

Gross rent, Property Tax Refund Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 290A.03

Income, rent defined as, Minn. Statutes 2005 256D.02, 2005 256D.435

Increases in, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.9512, 2005 504B.285

Liability, lead hazard reduction, tenant not liable, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.9504

Payment, proof, property tax refunds, Minn. Statutes 2005 290A.09

Rent constituting property taxes, see under PROPERTY TAXES

Rent controls, local governments, Minn. Statutes 2005 471.9996

Residential tenant reports, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.241

Supportive housing demonstration program, Minn. Statutes 2005 256I.04

Total scheduled rent, Property Tax Refund Act, Minn. Statutes 2005 290A.03

Vendor payments, general assistance, Minn. Statutes 2005 256D.09

Withholding by tenants, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.178

Repairs and maintenance

Agreements for tenant maintenance, effect on landlord's or licensor's covenants, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.161

Lead hazard reduction, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.9504

Lead-safe property certification, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.9509

MFIP applicants or participants, self-employment earnings, Minn. Statutes 2005 256J.37

Residential buildings

Economic viability, factors, consideration, code violations lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.445

Leases, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.111

Sales contracts, real estate brokers and agents

Self-serving provisions, Minn. Statutes 2005 82.41

Sales, referral fees to tenants from real estate licensees, Minn. Statutes 2005 82.41

Security deposits

Bad faith retention by landlord, punitive damages, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.178

Collection after condemnation, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.204

General assistance vendor payments, Minn. Statutes 2005 256D.09

Interest, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.178

Refunds, MFIP, income, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 256J.21

Residential tenant reports, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.241

Return by landlords, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.9504, 2005 504B.178

Transfer to landlord's successor in interest, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.178

Use as rent, rebuttable presumption, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.178

Waivers, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.178

Withholding by landlords, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.178

Single-metered residential buildings

Utilities, payment, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.215

Storm doors and windows

Energy efficiency standard violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 216C.30

Studies, lead (mineral), primary prevention, Minn. Statutes 2005 144.9503

Tenant reports, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.241

Tenant screening services

Federal regulations, compliance, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.245

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.241

Tenants' remedies, see under LANDLORDS AND TENANTS

Tenants, see under LANDLORDS AND TENANTS

Tenement houses, see TENEMENT HOUSES

Total scheduled rent, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 290A.03

Townhouses, see TOWNHOUSES

Unfair discriminatory practices

Contested cases, orders, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.29

Exemptions, generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.21

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.09

Lessor, damages, liability, Minn. Statutes 2005 363A.28

Uninhabitable buildings

Tenants, liability for rent, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.131

Unlawful activities, covenants not to allow, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.171

Unlawful ouster or exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.606

Utility service

Bills, payment, responsibility for, Minn. Statutes 2005 325E.025

Discontinuance or disconnection for nonpayment, tenants' rights, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.215

Interruption or termination of service by landlord, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.221, 2005 504B.225, 2005 609.606

Payment responsibility, Minn. Statutes 2005 325E.025

Single-metered residential buildings, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.215

Unlawful interruption or termination by landlord, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.221

Violations and penalties

Code violations, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.195

Collection of rents or security deposits after condemnation, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.204

Energy efficiency standards violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 216C.30

Public nuisances, see PUBLIC NUISANCES

Security deposits, improper withholding, damages, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.178

Tenants, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.178, 2005 504B.211

Utilities, unlawful interruption or termination by landlord, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.225, 2005 609.606

Waivers

Prohibited waivers

Code violations remedies, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.195

Condemned premises, action for rental of, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.204

Covenants not to allow unlawful activities, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.171

Covenants of landlord or licensor, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.161

Eviction, familial status, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.315

Recovery of possession by tenant, after unlawful exclusion or removal, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.375

Rents, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.178

Right of privacy, tenants, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.211

Security deposits, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.178

Single-metered residential buildings, rights and duties, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.215

Termination of lease after death of tenant, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.265

Unlawful ouster, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.231

Unlawful termination or interruption of utilities, Minn. Statutes 2005 504B.221, 2005 504B.225

Weatherization, Minn. Statutes 2005 216C.264, 2005 216C.30

Wiretapping, court-ordered

Landlords duty to assist, Minn. Statutes 2005 626A.06, 2005 626A.38