Text Size



Rental licenses

All properties in the city that are rented require a rental license unless the property is rented to an immediate family member (e.g., son, daughter, parents, etc.) and provided they apply for and are granted a relative homestead exemption.

Brooklyn Park has one of the most thorough rental licensing programs in the state. We strive to ensure licensed rental properties are decent, safe and sanitary.


Rental properties are subject to an annual inspection and completion of the inspection (including repairs, if necessary) is required in order to renew the license prior to its expiration.


The City recognizes the value of a responsible property owner and investor. The Investment Owner's Program, knowledgeable building inspectors and a Community Oriented Policing Unit are available to help you prevent and resolve issues you may encounter as a landlord.

Looking to rent?

Find apartments buildings in Brooklyn Park


Section 8 rent assistance - contact your caseworker.


Are you having problems with your rental housing?

Landlord-Tenant Handbook


Landlords and property managers

  • Rental License Application
  • Inspections/Compliance Certificates
  • Crime Free Housing Seminar

Apartment owners

Landlord-Tenant Handbook

Financial services available

Minnesota Multi Housing Association

Renting out your home?

Office of the Minnesota Attorney General Landlords Rights and Responsibilities

Contact us

City Hall

5200 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to City Hall


Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone and email

Rental and Business Licensing
Email the Rental and Business Licensing Department

close (X)