Affordable

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
  • No unlawful detainers (evictions) less than 2-years old, unless you have verifiable documentation of landlord irresponsibility.
  • No history of any damage to the apartment.
  • No outstanding balance due to a previous landlord.
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). 
  • We accept all rental subsidy programs. 
Credit History
  • Credit history will be reviewed. Must not have any outstanding utility bills or owe a previous landlord a balance.
  • 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:
612-455-5133

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.