Eviction filings in Minnesota were significantly below average during its state-wide eviction moratorium, instituted in March 2020. Eviction protections remained in effect through the remainder of the year and were extended into 2021. The moratorium had been renewed each month until June 2021, after which the state began phasing out protections.
* Filings in the last week may be undercounted as a result of processing delays. These counts will be revised in the following week.
Eviction filings in Minnesota were close to historical averages in January and February of 2020.1 Filings fell sharply in March 2020 and remained low for several months. Filings increased following the expiration of state protections.
Minnesota is divided into 87 counties. In each of those counties, we map the number of eviction filings over the last four weeks. If you toggle below you can see these numbers as eviction filing rates—the number of eviction filings divided by the number of renter households in the county—or compared to the typical number of filings in the average year.1 2