Nevada Standard Residential Lease Agreement
The Nevada Standard Residential Lease Agreement is a binding contract that secures tenants to a lease, requiring them to make monthly rental payments in exchange for living in a home or apartment. The form was designed by the Nevada Association of Realtors and serves as a comprehensive guidebook, educating the tenant(s) of what is expected of both themselves as well as their landlord, while also detailing all aspects of the agreement, such the points of contact, any fees, rent, what utilities are paid for by the landlord (and are required to be paid by the tenant(s), what to do in an emergency, when the landlord can access the rental, and the signatures of all involved parties, among several others.
Tenant Screening: Nevada Rental Application
Laws: Ch. 118A “Landlord and Tenant: Dwellings”
Maximum Security Deposit (NRS 118A.242(1)): Three (3) months.
Returning Security Deposits (NRS 118A.242(4)(5)): After a lease ends and the tenant(s) have moved out, landlords need to return security deposits within thirty (30) days (including a list of deductions if any were made).
Notice for Increasing Rent (NRS 118A.300): Forty-five (45) days.
Required Notice for Entry (NRS 118A.330): Landlords must provide tenants with a minimum notice of twenty-four (24) hours before entering the property.