Commercial Rental WebsitesMany websites offer searchable listings of apartments in larger apartment buildings. Websites that cover the Twin Cities metro area include
What are these places really like? Read candid reviews of apartment buildings in the Twin Cities from current and past tenants at ApartmentRatings.com.
Classified Adverts for Apartments and Rental Propertiescraigslist has by far the largest number of classified adverts for rental properties in the Twin Cities. Apartments, duplexes, and homes are all listed for rent.
The two local newspapers, the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Minneapolis Star Tribune, both carry classified adverts in print and online. The Pioneer Press mostly covers St. Paul and the eastern suburbs, and the Star Tribune covers Minneapolis and the western suburbs.
Independent businesses in the neighborhood you want to rent in often have a bulletin board with adverts for rental properties. Coffee shops are a good bet, as are food co-op stores.