Victims of Domestic Violence, Harassment, or Criminal Sexual Conduct: Your Rights in Breaking Your Lease

Authored By
Education for Justice

If you are not safe because of domestic violence contact Day One Services.
Call 1(866) 223-1111 or text (612) 399-9995
Or go to or

If you are not safe because of sexual assault call: 1 (800) 656-4673.

Any tenant in MN who is a survivor of domestic abuse, harassment, or criminal sexual conduct and is NOT in subsidized housing may break her lease to get away for safety. There are steps you have to follow. Each step must be done right if you want to end your lease.