Housing Rights and Resources

According to the Minnesota Human Rights Act, it is illegal to be treated differently in housing due to one's race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, public assistance, sexual orientation, or familial status.

Library of Housing Rights and Resources

Home Line

Legal, organizing, education, and advocacy services to tenants throughout Minnesota.
Hotlines: 866-866-3546 or 612-728-5767

Booklet:  Landlords and Tenants Rights and Responsibilities

Manufactured Home Parks Handbook

City of Red Wing Rental Inspection Division

If you have a health or safety concern at your rental home or apartment that needs attention, the Rental Inspection Division at the City of Red Wing may be able to assist. Call them at 651-385-.

Mediation & Conflict Solutions

Mediation & Conflict Solutions works with people across southeast Minnesota who want to solve issues efficiently and effectively without using a formal court system. Mediation sessions are virtual and cost is variable on a sliding scale based on income.  

File a Housing Discrimination Complaint with HUD

If you believe your housing rights have been violated, you can file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Home Building and Remodeling

Rental Scams

Vacating Your Apartment

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services

SMRLS provides quality legal services to low-income, eligible clients, and client groups. This includes housing, immigration, education, government benefits, and other areas.

Local Crime Victim Resources Sheet

Resources if you are the victim of a crime.

Red Wing Human Rights Commission Card

How to contact the HRC and other area resources.