Pandemic Eviction and Other Housing Laws and Rules

By Lawrence R. McDonough
Poverty Law
University of Minnesota and University of St. Thomas Schools of Law


© Poverty Law and Lawrence R. McDonough and Monica Bogucki (except where other authors are noted)
http://povertylaw.homestead.com
Permission granted for pro bono representation. 
Use for other purposes, including educational purposes, is by written permission only from Lawrence R. McDonough and Monica Bogucki (except where other authors are noted). 

Minnesota Session Laws 2021, 1st Special Session, Chapter 8 H. F. No. 4, Article V

Emergency Executive Order 20-79

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MANUAL AND SEMINARS UNDER MINNESOTA SESSION LAWS 2021, 1ST SPECIAL SESSION, CHAPTER 8, H. F. NO. 4, ARTICLE V

Attorneys, Judges, Paralegals, and Advocates

Pandemic Eviction Defense and Tenant Claims in Minnesota - Manual
September 10, 2021

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Eviction Actions During the Minnesota Eviction Transition
October 13, 2021

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HOME Line Minnesota Eviction Moratorium Phaseout Webinar Series
August 18, 2021

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Recording

Answer Form No. A1v2 - Tenancies under H. F. No. 4, Article V for Eviction Actions Filed from June 30 to October 12, 2021

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Unpublished Decisions Cited in Answer Form

Fee Waiver Forms: In Forma Pauperis (IFP)

Pre-pandemic Answer Forms

Answer Form No. A1v1 - Tenancies under Executive Order 20-79 for Eviction Actions Filed Before June 30, 2021

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​Unpublished Decisions Cited in Answer Form

Fee Waiver Forms: In Forma Pauperis (IFP)

Pre-pandemic Answer Forms

Eviction Defense During the Minnesota Eviction Transition
July 15, 2021

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RenthelpMN

RentHelpMN and the Eviction Off-Ramp
Housing Justice Center (HJC) 
July 14, 2021

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RenthelpMN Website
https://www.renthelpmn.org/

Tenants and Advocates

Minnesota Eviction Transition for 2021-2022
July 14, 2021

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Eviction Transition 2021-2022
Part of the Anoka Prevention and Outreach Presentation
July 7, 2021

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SEMINARS UNDER EMERGENCY EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-79 

Pandemic Evictions Estimates

Eviction Estimates When Minnesota Reopens
March 23, 2021

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Tenant Health and Economic Data, and Eviction Estimates When Minnesota Reopens
March 18, 2021

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Housing Issues in the Justice Tsunami: Legal Issues Now and Eviction Estimates When Minnesota Reopens
Revised January 27, 2121

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National - Legal Supports or Strategies in Eviction Prevention and Housing Retention During and After COVID-19
December 16, 2020
Presented at the Homeless and Housing Resource Center Webinar: Eviction Prevention and Housing Retention During and After COVID-19 

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Attorneys

Update on Minnesota’s Eviction Suspension - Slide Show
June 22, 2021

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Pandemic Eviction Training for Attorneys
April 2, 2021

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Pandemic Eviction Defense and Tenant Claims in Minnesota - Manual
April 2, 2021

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Housing Training for Child Welfare Attorneys - Slide Show
April 15, 2021

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Tenants and Advocates

​Tenant Rights During the Pandemic
May 20, 2021

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Tenants - Know Your Rights During the Pandemic
April 27, 2021

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Legislature

Testimony to the Legislative Housing Working Group
May 26, 2021

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Minnesota Housing Legislative Update
May 13, 2021

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Landlord and Tenant Issues in House F. No. 600
April 14, 2021

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Courts

Pandemic Eviction Training for Minnesota Courts (Short Version) 
March 26, 2021

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Pandemic Eviction Training for Minnesota Courts (Including Eviction Action Basics)
Revised January 29, 2021

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Law Enforcement

Pandemic Eviction Training for Law Enforcement (Including Eviction Action Basics)
February 16, 2021

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Eviction Defense Manual

Residential Eviction Defense and Tenant Claims in Minnesota 

Eviction Answer Forms

Tenancies table
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Unpublished Decisions and Reports in Answer Forms (attach if asserting the defense)

Recommendations of Minnesota Supreme Court Advisory 
Committee on General Rules of Practice, Final Report, at 5
(Aug. 31, 2009) 
Rejected proposal to amend Minn. Gen. R. Prac. 603 to permit
corporations to appear in district court eviction action without
representation by a licensed attorney, citing Nicollet
Restoration, Inc. v. Turnham

Trilogy Properties of MN LLC v. Gilmer
Principal and Address Disclosure, Minn. Stat. § 504B.181 

Osuji v. Coleman
Landlord’s Failure to Give Notice as Required by the Lease

Hwang v. _____
Landlord Failed to Disclose Mortgage Foreclosure to a
Prospective Tenant

Beaumia v. Eisenbraun
Rental License Rent Abatement

Skogberg v. Huisman
A material breach goes to the root or essence of the contract,
so substantial and fundamental that it defeats the object of the
parties in entering into the contract, where the injury is
irreparable or where damages would be inadequate or difficult
or impossible to determine

A1v Private Tenancy under Executive Order 20-14 
Amended by Executive Order 20-73
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A1v1Tenancies under Executive Order 20-79 for Eviction Actions Filed Before June 30, 2021
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A1v2Tenancies under H. F. No. 4, Article V for Eviction Actions Filed from June 30 to October  12, 2021
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Fee Waiver Forms: In Forma Pauperis (IFP)

Eviction Expungement

© Poverty Law and Lawrence R. McDonough and Monica Bogucki (except where other authors are noted)
http://povertylaw.homestead.com
Permission granted for pro bono representation. 
Use for other purposes, including educational purposes, is by written permission only from Lawrence R. McDonough and Monica Bogucki (except where other authors are noted).