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Virginia Leases and Rental Agreements Laws

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Code Section55-248.15:1; 36-96.3
Terms of LeasesHoldover converts to month-to-month or any lesser term
DepositsLimit 2 months rent; interest on deposit held longer than 13 months required at rate equal to the Federal Reserve Board discount rate accrued every 6 months; deposit must be returned within 30 days of termination
DiscriminationNo discrimination on basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, elderliness, or familial status; special provisions for housing for elderly
Uniform Residential Landlord & Tenant Act Adopted?Yes

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