Rental property owners

We explain licensing, policies protecting renters and more.


We value and appreciate rental property owners.

Find out what you need to know about rental property ownership in Minneapolis:

  • Licensing
  • Renter protections
  • Rental property requirements


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Minneapolis Housing Liaisons

Housing Liaisons

We help renters and property owners solve housing issues.

What to know


Every rental property in Minneapolis must have a license.

We explain:

  • How to apply for a license
  • Fees
  • License reinstatement
  • Short-term rentals
  • Tiering

See helpful information about rental licenses

Renter protections

Get details about renter protection rules for rental property owners.

City resources

More rental resources

You may also want to consult a housing attorney in Minnesota.

Find attorneys for rental property owners and renters

Rental property requirements

We want to help you provide housing that is safe and in good repair.

Learn about our City rules for rental housing:

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Rental property owner workshop

The City hosts a workshop for rental property owners and managers. We explain renter protections, housing maintenance code and more.


Contact us

Regulatory Services


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

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Closed on City holidays

See list of City holidays