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HB 1247 (2020)

Regulations to help pay back rent after coronavirus


Requires landlords to provide at least 90 days notice before a rent increase over 5%. The House amended the bill to require 60 days notice for an increase over 5% and 90 days notice for an increase over 8%. The Senate amended the bill to instead remove the requirement of an eviction notice before public welfare departments provide rental assistance. The amended bill also "creates a duty of good faith and fair dealing for mortgage lenders." Lastly, the amended bill requires landlords to offer tenants a 6-month repayment plan for rent missed during the coronavirus emergency.

Bill Sponsor:
Casey M. Conley
Democratic party logo
Bill Became Law?:
Status Detail:
Vetoed by Governor
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