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Nevada Termination of Lease for Noncompliance Law

Landlord Tenant – Lease Termination – Nevada

NRS 118A.430

Failure of tenant to comply with rental agreement or perform basic obligations: Termination of rental agreement.

1.  Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, if the tenant fails to comply with the rental agreement or fails to perform his basic obligations under this chapter, the landlord may deliver a written notice to the tenant specifying the acts and omissions constituting the breach and that the rental agreement will terminate as provided in this section. If the breach is remediable and the tenant does not adequately remedy the breach or use his best efforts to remedy the breach within 5 days after receipt of the notice, or if the breach cannot be remedied, the landlord may terminate the rental agreement.
2.  If the tenant is not reasonably able to remedy the breach, the tenant may avoid termination of the rental agreement by authorizing the landlord to enter and remedy the breach and by paying any reasonable expenses or damages resulting from the breach or the remedy thereof.

Notice: Definition; service:

1.  A person has notice of a fact if:

(a) He has actual knowledge of it;
(b) He has received a notice or notification of it; or
(c) From all the facts and circumstances he reasonably should know that it exists.

2.  Written notices to the tenant prescribed by this chapter shall be served in the manner provided by NRS 40.280.
3.  Written notices to the landlord prescribed by this chapter may be delivered or mailed to the place of business of the landlord designated in the rental agreement or to any place held out by the landlord as the place for the receipt of rental payments from the tenant and are effective from the  date of delivery or mailing.  NRS 118A.190 (Added to NRS by 1977, 1332)

“Cause” defined: A tenancy is terminated with “cause” for:

1.  Nonpayment of rent.
2.  Nonpayment of utility charges if the landlord customarily pays such charges and submits a separate bill to the tenant.
3.  Failure of the tenant to comply with:

(a) Basic obligations imposed on the tenant by this chapter;
(b) Valid rules or regulations established pursuant to this chapter; or
(c) Valid provisions of the rental agreement.

4.  Condemnation of the dwelling unit.  NRS 118A.060 (Added to NRS by 1977, 1331)

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