- Rent Control / Increase Limitations. Nebraska state landlords can raise rent only after the lease has ended and only if appropriate notice is provided.
- Notice Required to Raise Rent. For month-to-month tenancies, Nebraska landlords must provide 30 days notice from next rent due date.
- Late Rent Fees. Nebraska state landlords may charge up to $5 for late payment.
When Can a Landlord Increase Rent?
A Nebraska landlord may not increase rent during the term of the lease. A landlord may increase rent on an “at-will” tenant so long as the appropriate notice is provided (Nebraska Landlord/Tenant Handbook).
When is it illegal to raise rent?
Nebraska law makes it illegal for a landlord to increase rent in retaliation for a tenant complaining to a government agency about code violations or for becoming a member of a tenant’s group (NRS 76-1439).
It is also illegal for a Nebraska landlord to raise rent based on the age, race, religion, nation or origin, familial status, or disability status of a tenant Fair Housing Act.
Is there a rent increase limit?
Nebraska does not legislate the amount rent may be increased
How Much Notice is Needed for Raising Rent?
A Nebraska landlord may increase rent on an “at-will” tenant so long as a 30-Day Notice is provided (Nebraska Landlord/Tenant Handbook).
How Often Can Rent Be Increased?
Nebraska does not legislate the frequency with which rent may be increased.
Laws Regarding Late Fees
A Nebraska landlord may charge a late fees up to $5 for a late monthly rental payment. (NRS 69-2110).
Laws Regarding Bounced Check fees
A landlord may charge $10 plus charges imposed by the landlord’s bank when rental payment is returned (NRS 28-611).
Cities in the State With Rent Control
Nebraska has no laws regarding rent control. There is also no state legislation preempting rent control.