Security Deposit Bill Scheduled for Hearing on Wednesday – Take Action Now

Posted By: Ryan Makinster Action Alerts,

Security Deposit Bill Scheduled for Hearing on Wednesday – Take Action Now

 HB 1074 is scheduled to be heard Wednesday, March 15th in the Senate Housing Committee.

We don't need members to testify, just to sign in CON to the legislative record.
Please click NOW on the link below to sign in CON to the legislative record and let Housing Committee members know you oppose this onerous and unneeded legislation.

What you need to do
  • Click the link below to take action and sign in to the legislative record with a position of “con”
  • Complete the required fields, click the “I’m not a robot” captcha and hit send
  • Share this Call to Action with your friends, colleagues and suppliers

Tell (S) Housing Members, You Oppose 1074

  • Extends the timeline for a landlord to provide a statement and documentation for retaining any portion of a tenant deposit from 21 days to 30 days.
  • Requires a landlord to substantiate the cost of any damages withheld from a tenant deposit with repair estimates, invoices, or other documentation.
  • Prohibits a landlord from withholding any portion of a tenant deposit for certain items.
  • Establishes a three-year statute of limitations for a landlord to file a lawsuit against a tenant to recover sums exceeding the amount of the damage deposit.
Take Action Now
Please let me know if you have questions about this bill, and thank you for raising your voice and taking action on behalf of WMFHA and the multifamily housing industry.  

Ryan Makinster
Director of Government Affairs

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