Kentucky Landlord-Tenant Laws

Kentucky Rental Laws

Ky. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 383.010 to Ky. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 383.715

Termination for Nonpayment Notice
(Eviction Notice)
7-Day Notice
ky. rev. stat. ann. § 383.660(2)
Termination for Lease Violation Notice15-Day Notice
ky. rev. stat. ann. § 383.660(1)
Small Claim Court LimitKentucky Small Claim Court Limit is $2,500
Handling Abandoned PropertyNo statute
Penalty for Self-Help EvictionThree months rent
Tenant Withholding Rent for Repairsky. rev. stat. ann. § 383.645
ky. rev. stat. ann. § 383.640 Wrongful failure to supply essential services
Required Disclosures Move-In Checklist Required ky. rev. stat. ann. § 383.580
Owner or Agent Identity ky. rev. stat. ann. § 383.585
Non-Refundable Feesky. rev. stat. ann. § 383.565
Security Deposit RulesSecurity Deposit Amount: No limit; Deadline to return deposit: 30 to 60 Days
An escrow account required; Advanced notice of itemized deduction required
ky. rev. stat. ann. § 383.580
Month-to-Month Notice30 Days to terminate
Payment of Rentky. rev. stat. ann. § 383.565
Property Entry
Two Days

Landlord-Tenant State Laws