Crime Free Multi Housing provides a partnership between law enforcement and the multi family housing community. The program produces safer, more stable neighborhoods with housing for multiple families. The premise of Crime Free Multi-Housing is that all parties concerned can benefit from following simple guidelines.
Landlord Training is a three phased program:
The Crime Free Lease Addendum is incorporated into subsequent lease agreements advising renters that they are responsible for any illegal activities occurring on the property including those of their visitors and guests. Illegal activity may result in the immediate eviction of the renter.
Renter training is a four hour training session designed to teach renters their rights and responsibilities as well as those of their landlords. Some of the areas covered include:
Tenant Criminal Background Checks for Private Landlords: The Red Wing Police Department will conduct a background check for private landlords for a fee of $5.00 per background check. Landlords must have a signed release form from the person in which the background check will be conducted on. Release forms are available at the Red Wing Police Department or by clicking here. The background check will consist of a check of the Red Wing Police Department records and a public Minnesota Criminal History check. If landlords wish to conduct their own background checks, the following websites are available:
For more information, call Community Service Officer Tim Bohmbach at 651.267.2609.