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City of Richmond Repeals Ordinance Establishing a Rent Board and Just Cause Requirements For Evictions

On November 3, 2015, by a unanimous vote of the City Council (7-0), the City of Richmond repealed its rent control and just cause for eviction ordinance. (Ordinance Number 21-15) Consequently, the City of Richmond’s rent control and just cause for eviction ordinance has no force or effect, and the City Council may not adopt the same ordinance for one year. 

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January 26, 2016 | Landlord-Tenant Law |