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Housing Criteria

PPL owns, manages, and services over 1,500 units of safe, quality, affordable housing throughout the Twin Cities. 

Please contact individual properties offices with questions.

PPL Properties

Do I Qualify?

2 Years Good Rental History
  • Poor rental history may be cause for denial.
  • Unlawful Detainers within the last 24 months may be cause for denial.
  • History of damage or monies owned to previous landlord(s) may be cause for denial.
Verifiable Gross Income
  • All PPL rental units have a maximum income limit, ranging from 30-60% of Area Median Income.
  • Minimum monthly income of twice the rent charged on the apartment required (ex. $650 apartment requires $1,300 monthly income).
Credit History
  • Poor credit history is not a disqualifier. 
  • Outstanding balance due to past landlord(s) and/or utilities may disqualify an applicant.
Occupancy Guidelines

Please note that these are the minimum and the maximum number of people who may occupy apartments with the number of bedrooms noted:

  • Efficiency: 1-2 occupants
  • 1 Bedroom: 1-2 occupants
  • 2 Bedroom: 2-4 occupants
  • 3 Bedroom: 3-6 occupants
  • PPL will not deny an application based solely on arrests or dismissed charges. Eligibility for PPL Rental Housing is subject to a criminal background check. Residency may be denied due to criminal history.
Waiver Process
  • You may apply for a Waiver of Rental Criteria if you feel you don't meet the standard criteria. 

I Qualify - What's Next?

PPL Housing

Vacancies are limited and subject to eligibility requirements. If you meet PPL's rental criteria, please call a property office for current availability and to schedule a showing. 

PPL Properties

Housing Line

Learn about PPL housing opportunities with our automated Housing Line:

Community Resources

Housing opportunities through community partners and services.

Housing Resources

A $40 Application Fee per adult is required
to process all rental housing applications.