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Eviction Moratorium Extension

Report Shows Las Vegas Residents Need to Make $70K to Afford Rent in the Valley

LAS VEGAS, NV – According to a new report by Zillow, Las Vegas residents need to be earning nearly $70,000 a year to be able to afford rent in the valley, an amount that is currently higher than the median household income. The current rental asking price comes in at $1,745, a 1.9 percent year-over-year increase and a whopping 34 percent jump since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of 2022, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates that the median annual income for a household in the Las Vegas Valley was $66,356; experts note that dollar amount has not risen by any significant degree in subsequent years due to decreased national wage growth.

In early 2021, the average household needed to be bringing in $52,000 a year to afford rent, meaning that the Las Vegas Valley has experienced the 15th largest increase of all major metro areas in the country.

Rent is typically considered “affordable” if it is takes up less than 30 percent of your monthly income. Rental rates in the Las Vegas Valley actually dropped slightly at the beginning of 2024.

Senior public relations specialist with Zillow, Mark Stayton, notes that the Las Vegas Valley is currently in an unusual situation where the number of units to rent and rental rates are both increasing.

The vacancy rate, which is seasonally adjusted, in Vegas is 9 percent, and has risen by 2.5 percentage points over the course of the pandemic,” he said. “that’s the 12th largest hike among the 50 largest U.S. metros by population.”

However, Skylar Oslen, the chief economist at Zillow and author of the company’s January rental report, predicts that rental rates should start going down across the country in 2024 due to the record levels of apartment construction that is currently underway.

Softer rent growth is ultimately good news for today’s renters who have faced significant financial strain from both general and rent inflation throughout the pandemic,” she said. “With wage growth now slower, but still persistent, rent affordability, the share of a typical household’s income that would go to market rate asking rent, stabilized over the past year at 29 percent. That’s down a percentage point from the record high set in June 2022.”

Shelter Realty is a Real Estate and Property Management Company specializing in the areas of HendersonLas Vegas and North Las Vegas, NV. Feel free to give us a call at 702.376.7379 so we can answer any questions you may have.

Las Vegas Turning into a Renter

Rents in Las Vegas Dropping to Start 2024, According to New Report

LAS VEGAS, NV – As per a new report released by Zillow, in the Las Vegas Valley rents showed a distinct decline to kick off 2024, with experts saying now is a good time to be looking for an affordable new apartment in the city.

As per Zillow’s January rental market report, 16 major metropolitan areas in the United States saw a decrease in the average rental asking price at the beginning of the year; among those 16 was Las Vegas, where the average January rent was $1,745, which represents a 0.3 percent decrease from December 2023.

Senior Zillow economist Orphe Divounguy noted that there are several factors in Las Vegas that are contributing to lower rents – such as a cooling job market – resulting in landlords lowering their rates and offering additional perks in order to entice new tenants to sign on the dotted line.

It’s not a bad time to find a new apartment in Las Vegas. Rents are relatively soft right now, annual growth is just $33, and a slight monthly decline is the sixth largest among major metros,” he said. “Concessions offered by landlords, such as free rent or parking, are on the upswing too, and are now offered for nearly 40 percent of Zillow’s local rental listings. But the surge in rents in 2021 and 2022 means they’re now $400 more expensive than before the pandemic.”

Despite Zillow’s report noting the rental decrease in the aforementioned 16 major metropolitan areas in the country, the overall average rent in the United States is nonetheless 29 percent higher than it was prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, with average increases over the last four years of 7 percent annually. In contrast, prior before the pandemic took hold of the nation, the average yearly rental increase rate was 5.5 percent.

Aside from Las Vegas’ 0.3 percent decrease from December, the highest drops in rent in the country were in Austin, Texas (0.5 percent), San Diego (0.4 percent), Buffalo, New York, (0.4 percent) and Riverside, California (0.3 percent).

In addition, experts note that there is less of an incentive for renters to buy homes these days, due to the fact that house prices are increasing at a much faster rate than rent; given the current stability in the rental market, many are saying that is much more feasible to remain a tenant for the time being as opposed to a homeowner.

Shelter Realty is a Real Estate and Property Management Company specializing in the areas of HendersonLas Vegas and North Las Vegas, NV. Feel free to give us a call at 702.376.7379 so we can answer any questions you may have.

Clark County

Clark County Commissioner Asks for Review, Caps on Short-Term Rental Fines After One Renter Receives $240,500 Fine

LAS VEGAS, NV – With fines being levied against illegal short-term rental units in Las Vegas’ Clark County reaching astronomical sums – with one recent violator reportedly being hit with a whopping $240,500 penalty – a County Commissioner is calling for a review of the process behind issuing fines, and has proposed establishing a cap on them in the interest of fairness amid criticism of the county’s slow process of approving rental applications.

Clark County had passed an ordinance in June 2022 to begin the process of legalizing short-term rentals following the passage of an assembly bill that required the county to create guidelines to regulate the industry. However, as of February 2024, it remains illegal in Clark County to rent homes for a period of time less than 31 days.

In the meantime, the county continues to review the over 800 applications they have received, a process that the founder of the Greater Las Vegas Short-Term Rental Association, Jaqueline Flores, says is taking far too long and costing homeowners far too much.

So, it’s absolutely ridiculous that it’s taking this long. Property owners have been left out, you know, there’s enough money here to be made for everyone, not just the resort, hotel industry,” she said. “Some homeowners are still trying to comply with the law and not rent their houses but some other ones have bills to pay, and they have no other choice, but to try to continue renting their houses.”

New reports indicate that in the first week of February alone, Clark County issued 13 citations to owners of rental properties who were illegally operating them ahead of Super Bowl LVIII this past weekend. With demand for rental properties at a high point prior to the big game, the owners of some rental units – aggravated with the delay in the issuing of licenses – decided to roll the dice and put their properties on the market via services such as Airbnb and Vrbo.

In response to news that one homeowner in particular had been slapped with a $240,500 fine, County Commissioner Ross Miller noted during a Board of Commissioners meeting that it may be time to give renters a break until the county gets its act together.

Some of those fines are massive. We’ve seen six figure fines,” he said. “Maybe there is some cap to a fine… maybe there is some period of amnesty. I’ve certainly got a number of calls about extensive fines that are being attempted to impose…they may be eligible for a license.”

Shelter Realty is a Real Estate and Property Management Company specializing in the areas of HendersonLas Vegas and North Las Vegas, NV. Feel free to give us a call at 702.376.7379 so we can answer any questions you may have.

Super Bowl 2024

Super Bowl LVIII Predicted to Drive Average Daily Rate of Rooms in Vegas to Highest in History

LAS VEGAS, NV – With the Super Bowl slated to take place in Las Vegas this year, experts are predicting that the elite event – which will be attracting sports fans from across the nation, and perhaps even the world – will result in the highest hotel average daily rate (ADR) for any host city in Super Bowl history.

Super Bowl LVIII, the championship game of the National Football League (NFL) for the 2023 season, is scheduled to be played on February 11, 2024 at Las Vegas’ Allegiant Stadium. A rematch of Super Bowl LIV, it will be played between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion San Francisco 49ers and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion and defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs.

With that being the case, the rental market’s ADR in Las Vegas is projected to reach $573 between the days of February 9 through 11, the highest level out of any Super Bowl weekend in history. The reason for such a surge in prices is clear when you look at the statistics- it is currently anticipated that the rental market in Vegas – from Friday through Sunday night on Super Bowl weekend – will reach a whopping occupancy rate of 87.9 percent, and that level of demand naturally has a significant effect on pricing.

The ADR of $573 – combined with the projected occupancy rate of 87.9 percent – would equate to a revenue per available room (RevPAR) rate of $504. This would result in not only the highest level of demand in Super Bowl history, but also one of the highest for any sporting event in the history of Sin City itself; for example, the Formula One Vegas Grand Prix – held in November 2023 from a Thursday through Saturday period – resulted in an ADR of $502 a RevPAR of $390.

The current record holder for the highest Super Bowl ADR and RevPAR level is Miami, and one of the main reasons that Las Vegas is expected to overtake that record this February is due to the fact that the city has over twice the number of hotels (393) and rooms (172,707) available when compared to the Floridian city.

Shelter Realty is a Real Estate and Property Management Company specializing in the areas of HendersonLas Vegas and North Las Vegas, NV. Feel free to give us a call at 702.376.7379 so we can answer any questions you may have.

Steven Horseford

Nevada Senator to Introduce Legislation to Provide Oversight of Investor Home Renting

LAS VEGAS, NV – Rising home prices in Nevada, coupled with a rapidly increasing number of single-family houses being snatched up by corporate investors to be used as rentals properties, has made the path to home ownership for some state residents wrought with insurmountable obstacles due to affordability concerns and an overall lack of inventory.

Investors have been snapping up a significant number of residences in southern Nevada in recent years, with approximately 15 percent of single-family homes in Clark County being owned by such entities. The scope of this issue was laid bare by a report earlier this month that revealed a Dallas-based corporate landlord – backed by Wall Street – had purchased 264 homes in Clark County in a massive sale that took place on a single day in the summer of 2023.

Nevada lawmakers have previously introduced bills with the intent to limit and track the number of homes purchased by investors within the state. The most recent attempt pushed forth during the 2023 state legislative session, SB 395, was vetoed by Governor Joe Lombardo, who claimed the bill would have had a detrimental effect upon jobs, tax revenue, and the availability of rental properties.

However, action on this matter is now potentially being taken on a federal level. U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen and Congressman Steven Horseford, both Nevada-based Democrats, are co-sponsoring a bill called the Housing Oversight and Mitigating Exploitation (HOME) Act which, if passed, would make it illegal for any entity to rent or sell a unit at a price that was considered unreasonable, in addition to tasking the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) with investigating instances of alleged price gouging and manipulation on the part of corporate investors.

Sky-high costs of housing and rent are hurting hardworking Nevadans and putting a strain on their budgets,” Senator Rosen said. “That’s why I’m introducing a bill to crack down on price gouging by corporate investors and lower housing costs for Nevada families. I’m committed to doing everything I can to lower costs and give Nevadans more breathing room.”

Shelter Realty is a Real Estate and Property Management Company specializing in the areas of HendersonLas Vegas and North Las Vegas, NV. Feel free to give us a call at 702.376.7379 so we can answer any questions you may have.

New Year Eve Parties in Las Vegas

Airbnb Using Power of AI to Clamp Down on New Year’s Eve Parties in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV – This year, New Year’s Eve partiers need to be on the lookout, as Airbnb will be utilizing advanced artificial intelligence technology to clamp down on parties that are held on December 31 in Sin City.

The online rental hosting service will use what they describe as “proprietary AI and machine learning technology” to ensure that individuals utilizing their service are not violating their guidelines. This, according to Airbnb, will apply to 750 guests in the Las Vegas Valley and 1,290 guests in Nevada overall. A total of approximately 63,000 people across the continental United States that will be affected by this new technology as well.

The aim of this system is to try to identify one, two and three night booking attempts for entire home listings over the holiday weekend that could be potentially higher-risk for a disruptive and unauthorized party incident and block those bookings from being made,” an Airbnb statement said. “Guests able to make local reservations will need to attest they understand Airbnb bans parties and that if they break this rule they face suspension or removal from the platform.”

According to the company, the AI technology being utilized is able to identify hundreds of various indicators that could single out an individual property as being utilized for a banned party event. Among these indicators include the length of the stay that the individual is attempting to book, the location of the listing in relation to where they are coming from, the type of listing being booked, and if the client is attempting to book the reservation at the very last minute.

Airbnb – who noted that they began to use AI technology in 2020 – said that they prevented thousands of individuals in 2022 from booking entire homes for purposes that ran afoul of their guidelines, including 63,550 in the United States alone.

Shelter Realty is a Real Estate and Property Management Company specializing in the areas of HendersonLas Vegas and North Las Vegas, NV. Feel free to give us a call at 702.376.7379 so we can answer any questions you may have.

Short-Term Rentals

Short Term Rental Listings Fetching Big Money During Las Vegas Formula 1 Event

LAS VEGAS, NV – The Formula One Las Vegas Grand Prix held its opening ceremonies on Wednesday, and short term rental owners in Southern Nevada where STR licenses are currently available – including Henderson, Las Vegas and North Las Vegas – are already reaping large financial benefits.  

Unfortunately, however, some frustrated Clark County landlords have been left out in the cold due to the long and drawn-out process of issuing licenses on the part of the municipality, leaving them unable to offer listings to take advantage of the many out-of-town tourists attending the F1 event, with the race taking place November 16-18. 

The state figured out that the ban wasn’t working and decided to mandate the county to get rid of its ban and start creating a licensing process for people to operate (short-term rentals),” said Jackie Flores, founder of The Greater Las Vegas Short Term Rentals Association. “Of course they have not issued any licenses even though they were supposed to start doing it by July of last year.”  

However, the loss on the part of Clark County renters is the gain of others located in neighboring cities, with many STR owners asking – and receiving – significantly higher rates than usual to house visitors attending the F1. 

An average Airbnb or Vrbo rental costs approximately $150 a night; currently, there are over 1,000 listings available in Las Vegas, with prices ranging from exuberant to budget-friendly and everything in between. 

The priciest rental for the F1 weekend is a 11-bedroom home located in Paradise just east of the Harry Reid International Airport that’s going for a whopping $4,121 a night. The residence is spread up into three separate buildings for a total size of 8,700 square feet, and includes numerous high-end amenities including an outdoor playground, basketball court, a pool, video game room, and much more. 

In contrast, the cheapest rental listed is a private study room for $39 a night in West Las Vegas, giving you the opportunity to “stay with Victor” as his guest during the F1 weekend. That fee will get you a twin bed, a desk, futon, wi-fi, and a door that locks via keypad; a municipal bathroom is located directly across the hall. 

And finally, if you’re looking for a listing based solely on its “cool” factor, another rental located in Paradise offers eight bedrooms and a slew of fun extras, including a putting green, pool, hot tub, outdoor poker table, half-basketball court, pool table, bocci ball, table tennis, an outdoor BBQ grill, and more, all for $1,850 a night. 

Shelter Realty is a Real Estate and Property Management Company specializing in the areas of HendersonLas Vegas and North Las Vegas, NV. Feel free to give us a call at 702.376.7379 so we can answer any questions you may have.

Formula One

Upcoming Formula 1 Race Leaves Clark County Short-Term Rental Landlords “Extremely Frustrated”

LAS VEGAS, NV – The impending Formula 1 race in Las Vegas will represent an enormous opportunity to draw in record-breaking crowds of tourists to attend the iconic event, and obviously those tourists will need places to stay while in town. However, local homeowners are fuming over what they perceive as a missed financial opportunity due to the fact that short-term rentals currently remain illegal in Clark County, depriving them of the chance to rent out their properties for a tidy profit. 

Local homeowner Tina Turnbull was hoping to rent her home to out-of-town visitors during the Formula 1 event, but currently finds herself forced to turn people away due to the current situation regarding short-term rental laws in Clark County. 

Everyone else is excited and I’m just kind of like, feel like huge opportunities are being missed for me,” she said. “I’ve already turned down multiple booking requests. I just have to explain to them that because of the local laws, I can’t rent the house for less than 30 days.” 

After approving a short-term rental ordinance in June 2022, Clark County had started an application process for short term rentals in September 2022. The 1,300 applications they subsequently received were placed in a random number generator, which assigned a number to applicants to determine the order in which they would be considered for a license. However, after homeowners submitted paperwork this past August during the next phase of the process, they have been left waiting for answers that so far have not come. 

Turnbull Is among those homeowners who say they have been left dangling. 

Louis Koorndyk, co-founder of the Greater Las Vegas Short-Term Rental Association (GLVSTRA), said that his members have grown upset over their inability to tap in to the expected $1 billion local economic boost that the Formula 1 race is expected to generate when it takes place on Sunday, November 19. 

All the hosts or potential hosts out there are finding this extremely frustrating. The buzz in the community is really, why is it taking so long? When are these licensing dices going to start to be issued?” he said. “They want to be a part of this because the host community contributes to everything. They contribute economically. They help. They don’t take away from the hotels and casinos, they add.” 

In response to reporting on this situation, Clark County issued the following statement: 

At this time, we are in the process of reviewing the applications for completeness and eligibility. This process is necessarily time-consuming to ensure that the large volume of applications are evaluated in a consistent and fair manner. Applications that are incomplete or ineligible will be issued denials,” the statement read. “After this portion of the application review process is completed, Clark County Business License will identify applicants that may move on to safety inspections based on the order of priority established by the Random Number Generator selection process.” 

Shelter Realty is a Real Estate and Property Management Company specializing in the areas of HendersonLas Vegas and North Las Vegas, NV. Feel free to give us a call at 702.376.7379 so we can answer any questions you may have.

Parq at Camino

Work on New North Las Vegas Apartment Complex Completed, Now Leasing

LAS VEGAS, NV – Construction on Parq at Camino, a new luxury apartment complex in North Las Vegas, has been completed and the facility is now open and leasing to new tenants

Parq at Camino, developed by Morgan Stonehill, is comprised of 417 units spread out over 13 buildings and is located northwest of the Craig Ranch Regional Park and south of the 215 Beltway. It features one, two, and three-bedroom apartments ranging in square footage from 837 to 1,299, with rents starting at $1,407. 

The complex’s management company, Cushman & Wakefield, noted that Parq at Camino features numerous amenities for their tenants, including electric vehicle charging stations, covered parking, pet washing stations, a dog park, a pool, clubhouse, indoor and outdoor fitness center, business center with computers and internet access, and an outdoor picnic area with barbecue grills. 

The Las Vegas Valley has been experiencing issues with housing options for its many residents with a shortage of both single-family homes and apartments, and one of the areas hardest hit by this problem is North Las Vegas.  

While over the course of the last year North Las Vegas saw rents dipping significantly for one-bedroom apartments, reports indicate that they have been increasing steadily as of late due to increased demand. 

However, that demand is slated to be addressed as numerous apartment units – including Parq at Camino – are either opening or are in the process of opening across the valley, including in North Las Vegas. As more apartment units open, rents are expected to decrease proportionately, providing a measure of relief for those looking for affordable housing options. 

North Las Vegas is currently ranked fifth on the list of cities with the greatest population increase since 2020, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, having added 9,917 additional new residents by 2021.

For information on leasing opportunities at Parq at Camino call (702) 796-7900 or visit: https://www.parqatcamino.com

Shelter Realty is a Real Estate and Property Management Company specializing in the areas of HendersonLas Vegas and North Las Vegas, NV. Feel free to give us a call at 702.376.7379 so we can answer any questions you may have.

Las Vegas Turning into a Renter

Apartment Rents in Las Vegas Drop Double-Digits Over Past Year, According to Report

LAS VEGAS, NV – According to a new report released this week by Rent.com, the average rent for a one-bedroom apartment in the Las Vegas Valley decreased by percentage points in the double digits over the course of the past year, with only a minor bump seen in August disrupting this trend. 

The average rental rate for a one-bedroom apartment in Las Vegas in August was $1,654, which represents a 11.9 percent decrease from the same period of time one year prior. However, that average increased slightly this past August, bumping up by a mere 0.36 percent. 

Apartment prices coming down is good news for many Southern Nevada residents, as it represents the fact that rent is beginning to stabilize after skyrocketing for several years and drawing concerns in regard to affordability; however, according to Rent.com CEO Jon Ziglar, prices still remain higher than they were prior to COVID-19. 

I would say the biggest thing, both in Las Vegas and nationally, is that price growth has slowed relative to the last two years, but prices remain elevated well above pre-pandemic norms,” Ziglar said. “Nationally prices were down too, albeit at a much lower rate of 0.06 percent. The caveat to that is prices today are being compared to a period that produced the highest prices we’ve ever seen. But on a longer-term basis, prices continue to be elevated.” 

Part of the reason for the drop in rent is due to the fact that many developers ramped up their efforts to address the massive housing demands – and take advantage of low interest rates and construction costs at the time – that occurred in the Las Vegas Valley during the pandemic.

With many of those projects now being completed and hitting the market, inventory has begun to increase – and will continue to do so into the future – and as a result demand, albeit while still high, is now slowing, the point where some landlords are now offering concessions to prospective tenants to lure them to their properties. 

Shelter Realty is a Real Estate and Property Management Company specializing in the areas of HendersonLas Vegas and North Las Vegas, NV. Feel free to give us a call at 702.376.7379 so we can answer any questions you may have.

Regulation

Clark County Short-Term Rental Owners Express Growing Aggravation Over Regulation Delays

LAS VEGAS, NV – Since the use of short term rental services such as Airbnb and VRBO were legalized in unincorporated Clark County, the ability of local officials to properly license renters and establish a series of regulations governing the industry has been slow and wrought with speed bumps, causing a great deal of frustration for those waiting to make their properties available to the many tourists that visit Southern Nevada each week. 

An initial batch of guidelines rolled out were received negatively by renters and were eventually ruled as being unconstitutional by a judge. A lawsuit is now pending with the Nevada Supreme Court against Clark County brought by the Greater Las Vegas Short-Term Rental Association (GLVSTRA), which claims that an overly complicated application process – including what they say was an inadequate amount of time to submit paperwork, prompting the county to extend deadlines – has been financially damaging to their members. 

In their process of writing these new regulations, they just threw anything and everything they could think to make it as difficult and as hard for people to get a license and to operate even after you have a license,” said GLVSTRA President Jacqueline Flores. “We really didn’t have a seat at the table.” 

According to a website that tracks properties listed on short term rental sites Airbnb and VRBO – known as AirDNA – the Las Vegas metropolitan area has approximately 13,000 active rentals, and officials in Clark County have said that they are attempting to “methodically” fine-tune their licensing process to ensure they are taxed properly. 

The issues originally stem from the passage of AB363 in 2021 by the Nevada State Legislature, which mandated that municipalities create licensing processes and regulations for short term rentals; previously, such rental units were illegal in Clark County, although enforcement of this ban was practically nonexistent.   

Since the passage of AB363, cities such as HendersonLas Vegas and North Las Vegas have created procedures covering application, inspection, and enforcement, but many renters in Clark County have claimed their process in particular has been needlessly convoluted and overly strict. Some points of contention include a 1,000 feet minimum distance between rentals, a 10 p.m. curfew for outdoor activities, and radios, stereos and sound speakers being relegated to indoor use only. 

Issues with the application process – which included a pre-application lottery and tight deadlines the submission of paperwork – have resulted in extreme frustration on the part of renters, according to Flores, who claimed that Clark County has “purposefully created this convoluted mess” as a means to purposely discourage short-term rental owners from applying for licenses, reportedly in response to quality-of-life complaints issued by residents that have short term rental hosts as neighbors. 

Shelter Realty is a Real Estate and Property Management Company specializing in the areas of HendersonLas Vegas and North Las Vegas, NV. Feel free to give us a call at 702.376.7379 so we can answer any questions you may have.

Eviction Moratorium

Uptick in Evictions Coming to Las Vegas Following June Expiration of COVID-19 Protections

LAS VEGAS, NV – Following the expiration of a specific COVID-19 expiration this past June, landlords in Las Vegas are now allowed to proceed with evicting tenants who have not been paying their rent, even if said tenant has applied for and is awaiting approval for participation in rental assistance programs.  

As a result of the expiration of these tenant protections – in addition to Nevada state Governor Joe Lombardo recently vetoing two similarly-themed bills – courtrooms across the Las Vegas Valley have encountered a surge of eviction cases recently, and are bracing for yet still more in the coming weeks. 

To compensate for the increased number of cases on the docket, the courts have been forced to add additional days and hours for hearing eviction cases in order to keep up with the huge workload. 

According to the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, the increase in eviction cases they are handling has jumped from 300 or so on what would normally be termed a “busy day” to now over 400 to 500 a day. 

In addition to the expiration of COVID-19 protections, the main contributing factor for the rise in eviction rates in recent weeks comes from two bills that Governor Lombardo vetoed after they passed in the Nevada Legislature. The first one, AB340, would have changed the procedures governing evictions in order to give tenants an extended period of time to respond to an eviction notice; the second bill, SB355, would have placed a moratorium on evicting disabled and senior tenants who had applied for aid in paying their rent. 

Both of these bills were summarily vetoed by Lombardo, who said that AB340 would have made the eviction process unnecessarily longer than needed and would prove harmful to landlords statewide. 

AB340 would restructure Nevada’s summary eviction process in a manner that would impose additional and unnecessary delays and costs on those seeking to remove individuals who unlawfully remain on their property after the termination of their lease,” he said. “This bill would make our summary eviction process more time-consuming than our peer states and would create ambiguous threshold standards which could be ruled upon by a judge without any formal hearing, providing insufficient protections for Nevada property owners.” 

And while Lombardo agreed that SB78 would add transparency to the rental process, he objected to the bill’s “wide-ranging changes to accounting practices, traditional fee collection, certain disclosures and various notice requirements for landlords,” adding that it would have made the current shortage of rentals in Nevada even worse. 

Shelter Realty is a Real Estate and Property Management Company specializing in the areas of HendersonLas Vegas and North Las Vegas, NV. Feel free to give us a call at 702.376.7379 so we can answer any questions you may have.