St. Paul Tenant Protection Ordinance Update
June 2, 2020
*UPDATE* Vote has been postponed and rescheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 24
Saint Paul’s proposed Tenant Protection Ordinance will be discussed in a city council meeting on
Wednesday, June 3 at 3:30 p.m.
The ordinance was introduced in response to St. Paul’s housing shortage. This ordinance creates a chapter of rights for renters. These rights include limits on security deposits and applicant screening guidelines for prospective tenants. Full text of the proposed ordinance is here: https://bit.ly/2ySs9o8
SPAAR Advocacy staff has requested delaying a vote on this ordinance. SPAAR has proposed amendments to improve the ordinance. SPAAR is committed to partnering with the city moving forward to advance housing equity.
Currently, a vote on the ordinance is scheduled for June 10, 2020.
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