CAP-HC holds monthly legal clinics at locations throughout Hennepin County to provide income-eligible clients with the opportunity to speak with a volunteer attorney. To make an appointment call 952-697-1308. For clinic dates, times and locations visit caphennepin.org/legal
A variety of legal fact sheets on housing issues including eviction, repairs, condemnations and lock-outs, public housing, disability discrimination, utilities, renters refunds, security deposits, and guest and roommate issues. Visit https://www.lawhelpmn.org/self-help-library/housing for further information.
Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid
Free civil legal assistance to low-income people in many areas: Evictions and landlord abuse, foreclosure rights, public and Section 8 housing, housing discrimination, denial of public benefits, divorce, child custody and support, domestic abuse, disability, debt collection and unfair loans, immigration, youth- and elder-related issues. For more information visit https://www.lawhelpmn.org/.
Conflict Resolution Center
Mediation can often help conflicting parties within the community (such as renters and landlords) come to an agreement that benefits everybody without the need for legal or court action. 612-822-9883 http://crcminnesota.org/request-a-mediation/
Free legal, organizing, educational and advocacy services to help tenants solve their own rental housing issues by involving affected tenants in the process. More information is available at https://homelinemn.org or by phone: English-612-728-5767, Spanish - 612-255-8870, Somali - 612-255-8860, Hmong - 612-255-7104
Free, in-person legal advice for low-income tenants and landlords provided via a joint effort between Hennepin County, the Fourth District Housing Court, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, and the Volunteer Lawyers Network. Issues include emergency repairs, record expungement, lock-outs, service issues, evictions, lease violations, repair problems and more. More info via phone: 612-673-3012 or online at www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/civilrights/index.htm Hennepin County Government Center Fourth District Housing Court 300 S 6th St, 3rd floor in C-Tower Walk in Hours:
Monday and Thursday: 12:30-4 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 8:30 am-4 pm
Community Mediation and Restorative Services
Mediation can often help conflicting parties within the community (such as renters and landlords) come to an agreement that benefits everybody without the need for legal or court action. 763-561-0033 https://cmrsmn.org/housing/
Whittier Alliance 10 East 25th Street Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404