Renting in MSP Print

Renting can be a great option in MSP. If you want the flexibility of a lease, the opportunity to sample neighborhoods, and a maintenance-free lifestyle, rental properties can be the way to go. Minneapolis and Saint Paul offer a variety of rental property types: modern high-rise apartment buildings, townhouse style properties, lofts, brownstones, and everything in between. Many apartment buildings offer great amenities and ample space.

Rental Listings

Here are some links to get you started with your search.

The Minneapolis retail office of Apartment Search (located at 2756 Hennepin Ave. S in Uptown) has walk-in service where you can meet with a representative to learn more about renting opportunities in the Twin Cities. Contact them at: (612) 870-0525 or 1-800-832-7476.

There are also a number of national websites that allow you to search by city. These include:

and many others.

Other Rental Information

Renters may be eligible for the “Renters Refund” on their MN state income taxes. For details visit the MN Department of Revenue’s website.

If you have questions about tenants’ rights and live in Minneapolis, Minneapolis Housing Services provides free access to housing advocates at 612-673-3003. In Saint Paul, Home Line can provide assistance through their hotline: 612-728-5767.

The Family Housing Fund has produced a brochure describing the rights of tenants when their landlord’s property is in foreclosure. Contact information is provided. View here.

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