What is considered a “qualifying document”?
You must provide your landlord with a qualifying document that shows that you are eligible for protection under this law.1 A qualifying document is a(n):
- order for protection;
- no contact order;
- writing produced and signed by a court official or law enforcement official acting in their official capacity that documents that you are a victim of domestic abuse, criminal sexual conduct, or harassment and that includes the name of the abuser if it is known; or
- statement by a qualified third party.2
Note: The qualified third party who is submitting a statement on your behalf can find a sample statement in the law in section 504B.206(6)(3).
1 Minn. Stat. § 504B.206(1)(c)
2 Minn. Stat. § 504B.206(6)(3)