Nevada Rental Laws

Nevada Rental Laws

Your Nevada Rental Laws Guide to helpful links and information for leases, rent, security deposits, tenant screening, real estate and government.

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Official Website of the State of Nevada Secretary of State

The United States Census Bureau estimates that the population of Nevada was 2,839,099 on July 1, 2014, a 5.13% increase since the 2010 United States Census

The State of Nevada has 16 counties and 1 independent city totaling 17.

State Rules and Regulations

Important Lease Terms

Security Deposits

  • Amount: 3 Months
  • Return Deadline:  30 Days

Fees and Notice

  • Applications Fees: No Restrictions
  • Termination Notice:  3 days to cure, 2 additional days to vacate
  • Tenant Rights to Withhold Rent: Yes or repair and deduct

Landlord Disclosures

Real Estate Links

Federal Goverment

  • Fair Credit Reporting Act:  Federal Government legislation which promotes the accuracy, fairness, and privacy of consumer information contained in the files of consumer reporting agencies.
  • Fair Housing Act:  The Fair Housing Act protects people from discrimination when they are renting, buying, or securing financing for any housing. The prohibitions specifically cover discrimination because of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability and the presence of children

Credit Reports

Tenant Screening

Last Updated: April 14, 2020