Resources for Rental Property Tenants in Minneapolis and St. Paul

Resources for Tenants

We want to make sure our tenants have the information they need during the time of transition or if any issue should arise with the property. We have compiled a list of the most popular companies that provide utilities and other services for the properties that we manage. We welcome your feedback if you would like to see any other companies added to this list.

Utilities

Xcel Energy

  • Customer Support: 800-895-4999
  • Electric Outage: 800-895-1999
  • Gas Emergency: 911
  • Gas Outage: 800-895-2999

CenterPoint Energy

  • Customer Support: 612-372-4727
    or (800-245-4610)
  • Home Service Plus®: 612-342-1999
  • Report Gas Leak: 612-372-5050
    or (800-296-9815)
  • Call Before You Dig: 811

Connexus Energy

  • Member Services: 763-323-2650
  • 24-Hour Outage & Emergency: 763-323-2660

Dakota Electric Assocation

  • Customer Service: 651-463-6212
    or (800-874-3409)
  • Hearing Impaired (TDD): 651-463-6144
  • 24-Hour Outage & Emergency: 651-463-6201
    or (800-430-9722)
  • Tree Trimming & Streetlights: 651-463-6287

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association

  • Customer Service: 763-477-3000
    or (800-943-2667)
  • Auto Pay: 763-477-3131
  • Power Outages: 763-477-3100
    or (888-399-1845)

Cable/Internet

Xfinity (Comcast)

  • Customer Service: 800-934-6489

Direct TV

  • Customer Service: 800-531-5000
  • Hearing Impaired (TTY): 800-779-4388
  • Hearing Impaired (TRS): 800-531-5000
  • Sales: 855-838-4388

Dish Network

  • Customer Service: 844-903-2053

Charter Spectrum

  • Customer Service: 888-438-2427
  • Sales: 855-479-6984
  • Online Order Help: 855-839-4691

Legal Resources

Landlords and Tenants: Rights and Responsibilities

This handbook covers important topics including:

  • Entering an Agreement: Inspections, Fees, Deposits, Leases, Utilities, Maintenance, Destruction of Property, Alterations
  • During Tenancy: Rent, Privacy, Repairs, Defense
  • Ending Tenancy: Notice, Section 8, 3-day Winter Notice, Refunds, Interest, Court
  • Important Laws: Housing Court, Eviction, Retaliation, Lease Violation, Tax Credit, Discrimination, Accessibility, Subleasing

From the Office of Minnesota Attorney General, Lori Swanson

Download Handbook PDF

Housing Agencies

HousingLink

HousingLink provides affordable housing information for the Twin Cities area.

Assistance: 612-520-9233