The city of West St. Paul is planning to push an ordinance that would limit the number of rental properties allowed on a single block. It may be an uphill battle. The Star Tribune reports that homeowners in the city of Winona are challenging a similar ordinance.
Winona homeowners sue city over rental rules
The city says not more than 30 percent of the homes on a block can be rentals, but some homeowners say that rule is illegal and unconstitutional. They say the city is unfairly restricting what they can do with their property and not giving them equal opportunity to obtain rental licenses.