Effective January 1, 2019: All rental properties are required to be registered, licensed, and inspected by the City of Austin.

 Fee Schedule

 Informational Letter

 Rental Ordinance

 Application – PAY HERE!

 Rental Registration Form – – for new registrations only, not renewals.

 Change of Ownership

 Rental FAQ’s


Rental Inspector – Duane Salinas – 507-437-9950. 

Inspection Checklist

Rental Meeting Powerpoint

Inspection Timeline


Stay tuned to this website for upcoming Crime Free training information. Landlords are required to attend a training within 2 years of their license issuance. Training can be attended in any city where it is available.

Crime Free Lease Addendum

The Austin Police Department will be hosting a CFMH training on March 20th, beginning at 9am. For more information call 437-9400 between 8am and 4pm. Registration will be capped at 30 participants.

Landlord/Tenants Rights & Responsibilities

For general rental inquiries, email:

Good Neighbor video
Good Neighbor- Spanish

Fair Housing Act/Criminal Background Information