How much does a rental license cost?
Apartment Complex:
For 2016, a multi-unit apartment complex will be charge a license fee of $135 per building and $11 per unit. Multi-unit apartment complexes with shared common space are also subject to an additional annual fire inspection fee currently estimated at $150 per building.
(This means the annual license fee for a four-building, 150-unit apartment complex would be $2,720 [$135 X 4 buildings=$520 | $11 X 150 units = $1,650 | $150 X 4 buildings = $600]
Fees may change from year to year.

Individual Unit (single-family, condo or townhome) - Within Association or Same Building:
Owners that rent out individual units located within an association or within the same building will be charge $160 for each individual unit within the building or association.

Townhome Complex:
Owners who rent out multi-unit townhomes within a townhome rental complex will be charged $85 per building and $11 per unit.

Manufactured Home Parks:
Manufactured home park owners who own and rent out individual homes within their park will be charged $260 per park and $45 per rented manufactured home. Individual manufactured home owners (who do not own the park in which their home is located) who rent out their unit will be subject to the individual unit fee of $160.

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1. Why do I need to license my rental unit/property?
2. Do I need a license to rent my single family home, townhome, condominium or manufactured home?
3. Do I need a license to rent a room in my home?
4. If I live in my home part-time (i.e. I'm a snowbird), do I need a license to rent while I'm away?
5. I've been forced to relocate due to a job or another reason. My son, daughter, or another relative now stays in my home to care for it. Do I need a license?
6. I'm in the military and have been deployed. I would like to rent my home while away, do I need a license?
7. Do I need a license to rent my manufactured home?
8. Do nursing homes, assisted and independent living homes and group homes need to be licensed?
9. Do I have to pay to be licensed?
10. How much does a rental license cost?
11. When do I pay for the rental license?
12. I don't have an existing rental license, but am renting out my property. What do I do?
13. What if I rent a property without a license?
14. How do I get licensed?
15. Will my rental require an inspection?
16. What will the inspector be looking for?
17. How long does an inspection take?
18. Will I be fined if I have a code violation?
19. How long will I have to fix any violations?
20. Can I repair a known issue before an inspection?
21. Will I have to pay for subsequent inspections if I have code violations?
22. What happens after I submit my rental license application and fee?
23. What if I don't remedy my violations by the time specified?
24. Is mandatory training required for rental licenses?
25. Will I be required to complete any Minnesota Crime Free Multi-Housing training?
26. Who do I contact with questions about the rental licensing ordinance?