Wyoming Rental Laws

Wyoming Rental Laws

Your Wyoming 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 Wyoming Secretary of State

The United States Census Bureau estimates that the population of Wyoming was 584,153 on July 1, 2014, a 3.64% increase since the 2010 United States Census

The State of Wyoming has 23 counties.

State Rules and Regulations

Important Lease Terms

Security Deposits

  • Amount: No Restrictions
  • Return Deadline:  30 days, when applying it to unpaid rent (or within 15 days of receiving tenant’s forwarding address, whichever is later); additional 30 days allowed for deductions due to damage

Fees and Notice

  • Applications Fees:  No Restrictions
  • Termination Notice:  3 Days
  • Tenant Rights to Withhold Rent: No

Landlord Disclosures

Real Estate Links

Federal Government

  • 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

  • Counties covered:  Albany,   Big Horn,   Campbell,   Carbon,   Converse,   Crook,   Fremont,   Goshen,   Hot Springs,   Johnson,   Laramie,   Lincoln,   Natrona,   Niobrara,   Park,   Platte,   Sheridan,   Sublette,   Sweetwater,   Teton,   Uinta,   Washakie,   Weston
  • Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

Last Updated: April 21, 2020