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General Information Regarding
Nebraska Residential Landlord Tenant Law
Residental Landlord and Tenant Law
- Nebraska's residential landlord and tenant law is mostly governed by statute.
The law, patterned after the Model Landlord and Tenant Act, was adopted in
1974. Known as the Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act, (URLTA for short)
it is found in the statutes at Neb. R.R.S. §76-1401.
- The law governs the amount of deposits a landlord can collect, outlines landlord and tenant
obligations and responsibilities, defines the types of notices a landlord and tenant must
give the other, and sets out the procedure for termination of rental agreements and evictions.
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Nebraska Landlord Tenant Law at a glance:
- Deposit - Maximum of one month's rent R.R.S. 76-1416
- Pet Deposit - One-fourth one month's rent. R.R.S. 76-1416
- Interest: Not provided for.
- Rent is due: First of Rental period (usually 1st) R.R.S. 76-1414
- Increase rent/change terms: 30 days R.R.S. 76-1437
- Late charges: Not provided for in statute, no limit.
- Termination of Tenancy:
- Access: One day R.R.S. 76-1423
- Withholding of rent by tenant: Only for essential services R.R.S. 76-1427