Rental Resources

  1. Tenant  Resources
  2. Landlord Resources
  3. Woodbury Housing and Property Maintenance Code
  4. Fair Housing

Tenant Legal Resources

Minnesota Attorney General Landlord and Tenants Rights and Responsibilities

  • Online handbook provides explanations of certain rights and responsibilities apply to landlords and tenants everywhere in Minnesota. You can find more resources on the Minnesota Attorney General’s website.


Minnesota Judicial Branch Tenant Resources

  • Legal rights and duties of the landlord and tenant are determined by lease (rental agreement), state and federal laws, and city ordinances. This information includes links to many helpful resources for residential tenants offered by other agencies in Minnesota. You might also find materials at your local law library.


Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services

  • Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services provides free, high-quality legal help to low-income people in critical civil matters. For 113 years, SMRLS has helped individuals and families secure and protect their basic needs, maintaining freedom from hunger, homelessness, sickness, and abuse. Because, justice matters.


Washington County Civil Legal Advice Clinic

  • The Law Library holds Civil Legal Advice Clinics the second and fourth Monday of every month from 1 to 3:30 p.m. If you are interested in speaking with a lawyer, please call 651-430-6330 or email [email protected] to set up an appointment.



  • A nonprofit Minnesota tenant advocacy organization featuring free and low-cost legal help and advocacy services for renters.


Tenant Housing Resources


  • Resource for affordable housing-related openings, data, information and resources.


Minnesota Housing

  • The state’s housing finance agency where you can access resources and updates regarding rent payment assistance, finding housing, and many other housing-related resources.


Healthy Home Resources

Healthy Homes Minnesota

  • Tips, information and resources on creating a healthy home environment from the Minnesota Department of Health.


Live Smoke Free

  • Provides smoke-free housing opportunities in Minnesota.


Eviction Prevention/Homeless Services

Washington County Community Services

  • Washington County Community Services recognizes that homelessness exists in Washington County and that those experiencing homelessness deserve access to services to assist them in becoming stably housed, as well as assist them with accessing other resources to meet their basic needs. The Homeless Outreach Services Team (HOST) provides these services to residents of Washington County. HOST consists of four social workers, a supervisor, and one support staff person. Together, they manage a housing resource line (651-430-6488) where calls may be placed 24/7 and will be returned within one business day.

Washington County Emergency Assistance

  • Emergency Assistance is available to eligible applicants who are experiencing an emergency situation such as eviction, threat of eviction, or utility shut-off.

2-1-1 : 24-hour Live Support for Washington County Residents 

  • 211 provides information and referral services with 24-hour live support for Washington County residents to access information and resources related to housing stability. 2-1-1 serves youth, families, and adults without children, and is available via phone, web, or text 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.