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Bill BL2020-149

An Ordinance amending Title 11 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to require a landlord to provide notice prior to an increase in rent.

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

Section 1. That Title 11 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to create a new Chapter 11.22 as follows:

Chapter 11.22 – Residential Landlord and Tenant Regulations
11.22.010 – Required notice for increases of residential rent
Prior to increasing the amount of rent charged to a residential tenant, a landlord must provide a minimum of ninety days’ written notice. Any increase in rent may not become effective prior to the completion of the term of the rental agreement.

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)

Kyonzté Toombs, Brandon Taylor, Russ Bradford, Sean Parker, Freddie O'Connell, Zulfat Suara, Colby Sledge, Erin Evans

Legislative History

IntroducedJanuary 21, 2020

Passed First ReadingJanuary 21, 2020

Referred toAffordable Housing Committee

Passed Second Reading-

Deferred to March 5, 2020February 4, 2020

Passed Third Reading-

Approved-

By-

Next ConsiderationMarch 5, 2020

Requests for ADA accommodation should be directed to the Metropolitan Clerk at 615-862-6770.

Last Modified: 02/11/2020 11:32 AM