Rental Licensing Billing
Frequently Asked Questions
A request to change the address must be submitted in writing and mailed to 250 S 4th Street, Room 300, Minneapolis, MN 55415 or faxed to the attention of the Rental Licensing Department at (612) 673-3262. If the owner resides outside of the 16 county metro areas, the owner must name a local contact person as their manager. A new rental license application must be submitted, signed by the owner, and signed by the new manager. The manger’s signature must be notarized.
If a person’s name has legally changed due to marriage etc., a copy of the marriage certificate or a signed/ notarized affidavit of the name change must be submitted to the department in writing.
The owner must notify the department in writing at 250 S 4th Street, Room 300, Minneapolis, MN 55415 that they wish to close a rental license.
The owner must maintain a rental license and maintain the property until the redemption date stated on the foreclosure documents. The redemption date and other foreclosure information can be found at http://www4.co.hennepin.mn.us/webforeclosure/
The property manager must notify the Housing Inspections department in writing at 250 S 4th Street, Room 300, Minneapolis, MN 55415 that they no longer are involved with the property
The bill is sent to the contact/manager address provided by the owner on their application. If the address of the contact/manager has changed, the owner must notify the department in writing at 250 S 4th Street, Room 300, Minneapolis, MN 55415 of the new address.
To change a property manager, a new updated application signed by the owner, signed and notarized by the new manager, must be submitted to the department. No additional fees are required.
The Annual Renewal Bill is mailed mid July each year. The license expires annually on August 31st.
If the property is relative homesteaded, a rental license is required. If you occupy the property and have a family member living with you in the same unit, then a rental license is not required
A rental license is not required if you own and occupy the property. However, the number of roommates you can have is limited by the Housing and Zoning codes. For more details see MCO 244.790 – 244-860 and MCO 546.50.
You must notify the department in writing at 250 S 4th Street, Room 300, Minneapolis, MN 55415 that you wish to close the rental license.
Last updated Sep. 14, 2012