Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; terms and conditions of rental agreement. (HB893)

Introduced By

Del. Michelle Maldonado (D-Manassas) with support from 9 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Elizabeth Bennett-Parker (D-Alexandria), Del. Nadarius Clark (D-Portsmouth), Del. Jackie Glass (D-Norfolk), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun), Del. Irene Shin (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act; terms and conditions of rental agreement; automatic renewal; notice of rent increase. Requires a landlord that owns more than four rental dwelling units to, in the case of any rental agreement that provides for automatic renewal of such agreement, provide separate written notice to the tenant notifying the tenant of any increase in rent. The bill provides that such notice shall be provided to the tenant no less than 30 days before the automatic renewal takes effect. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103537D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/21/2022Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/24/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB893)
02/03/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/10/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/10/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/10/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/10/2022Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2022Committee substitute printed 22106489D-H1
02/13/2022Read first time
02/14/2022Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to (52-Y 48-N)
02/14/2022Rereferred to General Laws
02/14/2022VOTE: Agree To (52-Y 48-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2022Left in General Laws