Landlord Services

Free Tenant Screening

The City of Dubuque wants landlords to be successful.  Screening applications is a proven way to stabilize rental properties, increase occupancies and reduce complaints.  Please help keep our neighborhoods safe, housing well-maintained, and tenants accountable.  Free nationwide criminal background checks of prospective tenants is offered through the Dubuque Police Department's Records Division.  Landlords must submit a Prospective Tenant Background Check Consent Form for a background check to be completed.  Click here for more information on this program.

Other Landlord-Tenant Issues

Please contact Community Policing for other landlord-tenant issues.