Resources for renters

There are resources available to help you find safe and affordable rental housing in Minneapolis.

City resources

311

To report an eviction filed without the required 14-day notice or other housing code violation, please contact Minneapolis 311. It's important to provide contact information to let the inspector follow up with you.

Neighborhood Community Relations (NCR)

This City department has a list of financial, housing, and legal resources for renters.

Rental Housing Liaisons

Regulatory Services has employees that work closely with Inspections staff supporting renters in housing issues, including finding resources for renters in tough situations, coordinating between renters, owners and City staff and also working with renters to understand the work of Inspections Services. Email a Rental Housing Liaison

Legal resources

HOME Line

HOME Line provides free and low-cost legal, organizing, education, and advocacy services for renters in Minneapolis. They can help with evictions and connect you with an attorney.

Their services are offered in English, Hmong, Spanish, and Somali.

Visit HOME Line's website

Legal Aid

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid offers free civil legal assistance to low-income people facing eviction, housing discrimination, and more.

Visit Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid's website

Volunteer Lawyers Network

Non-profit organization dedicated to connecting Minnesotans experiencing poverty with some of the top private lawyers in the state at no cost.

Visit Volunteer Lawyers Network's website

Financial resources

Family Housing Fund

Provides a list of resources to help support households impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

Visit Family Housing Fund's website

Additional resources

HousingLink

Provides an online listing of affordable rental housing vacancies and waiting list openings in Minneapolis, St. Paul, Twin Cities suburbs, and throughout Minnesota.

Visit HousingLink's website

Minnesota Tenant Eviction Complaint Form

If your landlord is asking you to leave during the peacetime emergency, but you would like to continue renting, you can fill out the complaint form at the MN Attorney General’s Office.

Neighborhood Organizations

All neighborhoods in the City of Minneapolis are represented by a neighborhood organization. State law gives these organizations the authority to act in protection of your housing rights as a renter. Find your neighborhood on the Neighborhood and Community Relations website.

Contact us

Regulatory Services

Address

Minneapolis Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 510
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

See list of City holidays