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Landlords retain the ability to terminate a tenancy for several reasons, including: failing to pay rent, breaching the lease, undertaking substantial repairs, or using the unit as a primary residence. Relocation payments may be required in some instances.
On March 23, 2021, the Richmond City Council adopted Urgency Ordinance No. 02-21 ("Eviction Moratorium") establishing a temporary moratorium on certain evictions of residential tenants in Richmond through the local emergency and sixty (60) days thereafter.
Landlords must submit written notices of any actions to all tenants, and file a copy with the Rent Board. Please visit the "Forms" webpage on this website to submit online forms and notices, or contact the Rent Program office for assistance.
You must submit an online enrollment form to the Rent Program office. Enrollment and all other forms can be found on our website under the "Forms" webpage.