Wyoming Rent Increases & Fees

Last Updated: May 9, 2022 by Elizabeth Souza

QUICK FACTS
  • Rent Control / Increase Limitations. Wyoming state landlords can raise rent anytime.
  • Notice Required to Raise Rent. It is customary to provide a 30 days’ notice from next rent due date.
  • Bounced Check Fees. Wyoming state landlords may charge up to $30 for bounced checks.

When Can a Landlord Increase Rent?

A Wyoming landlord must abide by the written rental agreement and may increase rent at any time on a month-to-month tenant.

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When is it Illegal to Raise Rent?

According to the Federal Fair Housing Act, it is illegal for a Wyoming 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?

Wyoming does not legislate that amount of rent a landlord may charge.

How Much Notice is Needed for Raising Rent?

Wyoming has no specific legislation regarding notice for increasing rent. It is customary to provide the same notice required to end tenancy.

However, in Wyoming there are no notice requirements for terminating a tenancy; therefore, it is recommended for a Wyoming landlord to provide a 30-Day Notice before increased rent is expected.

How Often Can Rent Be Increased?

Wyoming does not regulate the frequency with which a landlord may increase rent.

Laws Regarding Late Fees

Wyoming does not specify the amount that a landlord may charge in late fees. Any late fee information should be in the written lease.

Laws Regarding Bounced Check Fees

A Wyoming landlord can charge $30 for insufficient funds. (WY Stat. 1-1-115(b))

Cities in the State With Rent Control

Wyoming has no legislation regarding rent control.