2020 RENTERS' SURVEY
Share your experiences as a renter in Prospect Park - take our 3-minute renters' survey.
ENGLISH: Renters' Survey
Mission: Empower renters through connection, education, and advocacy.
Next Meeting: 6pm, November 9 (Zoom)
IN THE NEWS
MN Daily (Lydia Morrell): Prospect Park Association seeks to educate renters and students about their rights
RESOURCES FOR RENTERS
- To report problems with your rental residence, call Minneapolis 311 at 612-673-3000
- Homeline provides renter resources and free legal help
- Their guide to required repairs in your rental residence is especially helpful
- For affordable housing, visit housinglink
- The MN Attorney General's office provides a handbook: landlord and tenant rights and responsibilities
- The University of Minnesota Off Campus Housing website
PP RENTER FACTS
- Of the roughly 14,000 Prospect Park residents, over two-thirds rent their home.
- There are 367 rental licenses in Prospect Park
- Of the licensed rental residences in Prospect Park:
- 52% are single family rentals (193 homes)
- 19% are duplexes (71 buildings, 142 units)
- 7% are fourplexes (24 buildings, 96 units)
- 35 buildings have between 5 and 20 units
- 11 buildings have between 20 and 50 units
- 11 buildings have between 50 and 100 units
- 8 buildings have over 100 units
- The largest building in Prospect Park is WaHu at 1016 University Ave SE, which has 313 units. According to the building's rental license, it is owned by Michael Thomas Smith of Wilmington, Delaware.
- Of building owners, 178 (49%) listed Minneapolis as their address. Of building owners, 42 provided addresses outside of Minnesota.
- Of license applicants, 209 (57%) listed Minneapolis as their address. Of license applicants, only 4 provided addresses outside of Minnesota.
- Most property owners and license applicants have only one property. Some have between two and four properties. Two people appear to own 10 or more Prospect Park properties: