Nevada Landlord-Tenant Laws

Nevada Rental Laws

Nev. Rev. Stat. Ann. 118A.010 to 118A.530 and 40.215 to 40.225

Termination for Nonpayment Notice
(Eviction Notice)
5-Day for Commercial
7-Day Notice Residential
10-Day for Mobile Home Lot
NRS 40.2512           Unlawful detainer: Possession after default in payment of rent; exception.
Termination for Lease Violation Notice5-Day Notice;
NRS 40.2516           Unlawful detainer: Possession after failure to perform conditions of lease; saving lease from forfeiture; recovery of possession following unlawful detainer.
Small Claim Court LimitNevada Small Claim Court Limit is $10,000
Las Vegas Small Claims Court
Reno Small Claims Court
Handling Abandoned PropertyNRS 118A.450        Abandonment of dwelling unit by tenant: Remedies; presumption.
NRS 118A.460        Procedure for disposal of personal property abandoned or left on premises; landlord required to provide tenant reasonable opportunity to retrieve essential personal effects for period following eviction or lockout of tenant.
Penalty for Self-Help EvictionActual damages or up to $2,500 (both or whichever is greater)
NRS 118A.390        Unlawful removal or exclusion of tenant or willful interruption of essential items or services; procedure for expedited relief.
Tenant Withholding Rent for RepairsNRS 118A.360        Failure of landlord to comply with rental agreement or maintain dwelling unit in habitable condition where cost of compliance less than specified amount.
NRS 118A.380        Failure of landlord to supply essential items or services.
NRS 118A.490        Actions based upon nonpayment of rent: Counterclaim by tenant; deposit of rent with court; judgment for eviction.
Required Disclosures Non-Refundable Fees Disclosure (Amount and Purpose)
Move-In Checklist Required
NRS 118A.200        Rental agreements: Signing; copies; required provisions; disputable presumptions; use of nonconforming agreement unlawful.
Penalties for Permitting or Maintaining a Nuisance
NRS 202.470           Maintaining or permitting nuisance: Penalty.
Right of tenant to display the flag of the United States
NRS 118A.325        Right of tenant to display flag of the United States in certain areas; conditions and limitations on exercise of right.
Foreclosure Proceedings Disclosure (does not have to be in the lease)
NRS 118A.275        Disclosure of foreclosure proceedings on premises to prospective tenant; willful violation constitutes deceptive trade practice by landlord.

Language that must be included in the lease, if the lease is signed by an agent of the landlord who doesn’t hold a property management permit. See NRS 118A.200
In addition to the provisions required by subsection 3, any written rental agreement for a single-family residence which is not signed by an authorized agent of the landlord who at the time of signing holds a permit to engage in property management pursuant to chapter 645 of NRS must contain a disclosure at the top of the first page of the agreement, in a font size at least two times larger than any other font size in the agreement, which states that:
      (a) There are rebuttable presumptions in NRS 205.0813 and 205.0817 that the tenant does not have lawful occupancy of the dwelling unless the agreement:
             (1) Is notarized or is signed by an authorized agent of the landlord who at the time of signing holds a permit to engage in property management pursuant to chapter 645 of NRS; and
             (2) Includes the current address and telephone number of the landlord or his or her authorized representative; and
      (b) The agreement is valid and enforceable against the landlord and the tenant regardless of whether the agreement:
             (1) Is notarized or is signed by an authorized agent of the landlord who at the time of signing holds a permit to engage in property management pursuant to chapter 645 of NRS; or
             (2) Includes the current address and telephone number of the landlord or his or her authorized representative.

Non-Refundable FeesYes, they have to be disclosed in the lease.
Security Deposit RulesSecurity Deposit Amount: up to 3 months ;

Deadline to itemize and return of security deposit: 30 days
NRS 118A.240        “Security” defined.
NRS 118A.242        Security: Limitation on amount or value; surety bond in lieu of security; duties and liability of landlord; damages; disputing itemized accounting of security; prohibited provisions.
NRS 118A.244        Notice or transfer of security or surety bond to tenant and successor in interest required upon transfer of dwelling unit.
NRS 118A.250        Receipts for security, surety bond, rent and other payments.

Month-to-Month Notice30 Days to terminate; 45 Days to increase rent
Special provisions for tenants 60 years or older
NRS 118A.300        Advance notice of increase of rent.
NRS 40.251             Unlawful detainer: Possession of property leased for indefinite time after notice to surrender; older person or person with a disability entitled to extension of period of possession upon request; federal worker, tribal worker, state worker or household member of such worker may request extension of period of possession
Payment of RentLate Fees see NRS 118A.200
4.  A landlord may charge a reasonable late fee for the late payment of rent as set forth in the rental agreement, but:
      (a) Such a late fee must not exceed 5 percent of the amount of the periodic rent; and
      (b) The maximum amount of the late fee must not be increased based upon a late fee that was previously imposed.
Property Entry
Notice
24 Hours

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