Miami-Dade County requires landlords to provide a minimum two-month notice of rent hikes
Tenants in Miami-Dade County must receive at least two months notice before a rent increase of more than 5% under legislation approved by county commissioners on Tuesday.
The notification rule that passed unanimously requires landlords to provide written notice at least 60 days ahead of a rent increase above 5%. Mayor Daniella Levine Cava is expected to waive the 10-day waiting period and enact the legislation this week.
“This just provides a little cushion,” said Eileen Higgins, the county commissioner who sponsored the legislation after reports of tenants facing rent increases of 50% and more within weeks of a lease ending. “It’s totally shocking what is going on.”
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