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West Virginia Leases and Rental Agreements Laws

More Information on Lease and Rental Agreement Laws

Code Section5-11A-5; 37-6-5
Terms of LeasesHoldover converts to year-to-year tenancy upon terms of original lease (Allen v. Bartlett, 20 W. Va. 46)
Deposits-
DiscriminationNo discrimination on basis of race, sex, color, religion, ancestry, familial status, blindness, handicap, or national origin; housing for older persons exempted
Uniform Residential Landlord & Tenant Act Adopted?No

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