Oklahoma Rent Increases & Fees

Last Updated: May 5, 2022 by Elizabeth Souza

QUICK FACTS
  • Rent Control / Increase Limitations. Oklahoma state landlords must include details of any increases and required notice in the lease.
  • Notice Required to Raise Rent. For month-to-month tenancies, Oklahoma landlords aren’t required to provide notice, but should provide at least 30 days’ notice from next rent due date.
  • Late Rent Fees. There are no statutes regarding late rent fees in Oklahoma.

When Can a Landlord Increase Rent?

There is no state statute regarding when a landlord can increase rent.

When is it Illegal to Raise Rent?

According to the Federal Fair Housing Act, it is illegal for an Oklahoma landlord to raise rent based on the age, race, religion, nation or origin, familial status, or disability status of a tenant.

Is there a Rent Increase Limit?

Oklahoma does not regulate a limit on increasing rent.

How Much Notice is Needed for Raising Rent?

The state has no statue regarding notice for rent increases on month-to-month tenants. However, it is customary for a landlord to provide a 30-Day Notice, which is the same amount of time to terminate a tenancy. (Oklahoma Statute 111A)

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How Often Can Rent Be Increased?

Oklahoma does not regulate how often a landlord can increase rent.

Laws Regarding Late Fees

The state of Oklahoma does not have specific statutes on late fees; however, court rulings indicate that there are some limits. (Sun Ridge Investors V Parker)

Laws Regarding Bounced Check Fees

Oklahoma has no legislation regarding the amount a landlord can charge for insufficient funds.

Cities in the State with Rent Control

Oklahoma has no legislation limiting rent control. The state does have legislation preempting the ability of local municipalities to regulate rent control.