Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; retaliatory conduct, rebuttable presumption. (HB840)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; retaliatory conduct; rebuttable presumption. Establishes a rebuttable presumption of retaliatory conduct pursuant to the provisions of the Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act if a landlord increases rent beyond that which is charged for similar market rentals, decreases services, brings or threatens to bring an action for possession, or terminates the rental agreement within six months of having knowledge of certain actions made by a tenant. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102940D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/21/2022Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/24/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB840)
02/03/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 2-N)
02/15/2022Left in General Laws