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Substitute Bill BL2020-224

An ordinance amending Chapter 11.22 of the Metropolitan Code to require landlords to provide notice to tenants prior to a sale of the property.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1. That Chapter 11.22 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended to create a new Section 11.22.020 as follows:

11.22.020 – Required notice for sale of property.
Landlords of property used for residential purposes must provide a minimum of 90 days’ written notice to residential tenants prior to listing the leased premises for sale. The landlord must notify tenants within five days of a binding sale agreement of the closing date and the anticipated date by which the tenants must vacate the premises, which shall be no less than 30 days from the date of notice of the closing date.

Section 2. This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Brandon Taylor, Gloria Hausser, Zulfat Suara, Kyonzté Toombs

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Legislative History

Substitute AdoptedJuly 7, 2020

Referred toAffordable Housing Committee
Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee

Deferred to September 1, 2020July 7, 2020

Deferred to September 15, 2020September 1, 2020

Deferred to October 6, 2020September 15, 2020

Passed Second Reading-

Passed Third Reading-

Approved-

By-

Next ConsiderationOctober 6, 2020

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Last Modified: 09/30/2020 1:39 PM