The rent on 18/06/2019 is valid for five years from the effective date of the Act.

A higher rent than the rent on 18/06/2019 is prohibited. From the effective date of the Act, rent increases, including stepped or index-linked rent increases, that became effect since 18/06/2019, may no longer be taken into consideration in the rent charged. The rent cannot be increased until 01/01/2022, and then by maximum 1.3 %, if the upper rent limit is not exceeded as a result. After the effective date of the Act, at your request, the landlord must notify you of the allowable rent.

If the landlord, despite a possible friendly reminder of their duties, demands a higher rent than the rent on 18/06/2019 or fails to inform you of the allowable rent, please contact your district authority.

Within two months of the commencement of the Act, without prompting, the landlord must notify you of the relevant criteria for calculation of the upper rent limit. If the “frozen” rent of 18/06/2019 is more than 20 % above the allowable upper rent limit, this inflated rent is prohibited nine months after the effective date of the Act.

If the landlord, despite a friendly reminder of their duties, demands a higher rent than the allowable upper rent limit from 23/11/2020 contact the Senate Department for Urban Development and Housing.

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