Nevada Property Rights and Transactions

Sec. § 118B.140
Prohibited practices by landlord: Requiring or inducing purchase of manufactured home; charges.


1.

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, the landlord or his or her agent or employee shall not:

(a)

Require a person to purchase a manufactured home from the landlord or any other person as a condition to renting a manufactured home lot to the purchaser or give an adjustment of rent or fees, or provide any other incentive to induce the purchase of a manufactured home from the landlord or any other person.

(b)

Charge or receive:

(1)

Any entrance or exit fee for assuming or leaving occupancy of a manufactured home lot.

(2)

Any transfer or selling fee or commission as a condition to permitting a tenant to sell his or her manufactured home or recreational vehicle within the manufactured home park, even if the manufactured home or recreational vehicle is to remain within the park, unless the landlord is licensed as a dealer of manufactured homes pursuant to NRS 489.311 and has acted as the tenant’s agent in the sale pursuant to a written contract.

(3)

Any fee for the tenant’s spouse or children.

(4)

Any fee for pets kept by a tenant in the park. If special facilities or services are provided, the landlord may also charge a fee reasonably related to the cost of maintenance of the facility or service and the number of pets kept in the facility.

(5)

Any additional service fee unless the landlord provides an additional service which is needed to protect the health and welfare of the tenants, and written notice advising each tenant of the additional fee is sent to the tenant 90 days in advance of the first payment to be made, and written notice of the additional fee is given to prospective tenants on or before commencement of their tenancy. A tenant may only be required to pay the additional service fee for the duration of the additional service.

(6)

Any fee for a late monthly rental payment within 4 days after the date the rental payment is due or which exceeds $5 for each day, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays, which the payment is overdue, beginning on the day after the payment was due. Any fee for late payment of charges for utilities must be in accordance with the requirements prescribed by the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada.

(7)

Any fee for a late monthly rental payment by a federal worker, tribal worker, state worker or household member of such a worker during a shutdown.

(8)

Any fee, surcharge or rent increase to recover from his or her tenants the costs resulting from converting from a master-metered water system to individual water meters for each manufactured home lot.

(9)

Any fee, surcharge or rent increase to recover from his or her tenants any amount that exceeds the amount of the cost for a governmentally mandated service or tax that was paid by the landlord.

2.

Except for the provisions of subparagraphs (3), (4), (6) and (9) of paragraph (b) of subsection 1, the provisions of this section do not apply to a corporate cooperative park.
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