Rent Increases & Fees in Wyoming

Rent Increases & Fees in Wyoming

Last Updated: May 9, 2022 by Elizabeth Souza

In Wyoming, there are no rent control laws and the state does not preempt rent control. If proper notice is given, landlords can set rent and increase it. Wyoming landlord-tenant law is primarily governed by WY Stat. § 1-21.

Quick Facts
Rent Control None
Minimum Notice for Rent Increases No Statute
Max. Late Fee No Statute
Max. Bounced Check Fee $30

When Can a Landlord Increase Rent in Wyoming?

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 in Wyoming?

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 in Wyoming?

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

How Much Notice Is Needed for Raising Rent in Wyoming?

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 in Wyoming?

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

Laws Regarding Late Fees in Wyoming

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 in Wyoming

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

Wyoming Cities With Rent Control

Wyoming has no legislation regarding rent control.