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The Contractor Recovery Fund compensates owners or lessees of residential property in Minnesota who have suffered an actual and direct out-of-pocket loss due to a licensed contractor's fraudulent, deceptive or dishonest practices, conversion of funds or failure of performance.

How to apply

Complete and submit this application packet. For misconduct discovered before Dec. 1, 2007, contact us.


Annual report

Contractor Recovery Fund Annual Report FY18

Request for Proposals:  Contractor Recovery Fund Outreach Initiative

We are requesting proposals to create and assist in implementing a statewide consumer awareness campaign regarding the consequences of hiring unlicensed residential building contractors and the importance of hiring licensed residential building contractors.

This will include work such as planning, writing, developing, creating and placing social media content, physical ads such as billboards and commercials, conducting interviews, photographing people, placing articles, developing toolkit resources and designing templates and print materials. 

View more information in the Request for Proposals.