Please also read related mold article: IS YOUR TENANT THREATENING TO STOP PAYING RENT DUE TO MOLD? WHAT OPTIONS DOES A LANDLORD HAVE IN VIRGINIA? The following chart summarizes Virginia’s existing laws in a flowchart format. Please call Fox and Moghul to discuss the specifics of your case.
Can a tenant stop paying rent due to mold in the apartment? Must a landlord obtain hotel accommodation for the tenant every time there is mold? Who can terminate the lease and when? Who pays for the cost of remediation? Must the tenants personal property also be remediated? Who can perform remediation? Is there a remediation “license” in Virginia that is required before performing mold remediation?