House Bill 526

Last Action 02/13/24: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to landlords and tenants.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1822
Sponsor D. Grossberg
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 383 to establish a civil cause of action for a tenant against a landlord who receives a citation for a violation of a local housing code and does not remedy the violation within 90 days; provide that if the cost of the repair exceeds 12 months' rent, the landlord may refund rent and obtain possession of the property within 30 days; establish procedure for determining cost of repair; specify recoverable damages; establish procedure for maintaining a forcible detainer action during the pendency of the tenant's civil action; require rent due during pendency of civil action to be paid into court; declare a waiver of rights to be unenforceable; provide that the Act may be cited as the Make Our Landlords Diligent (M.O.L.D) Act.
Index Headings of Original Version Short Titles and Popular Names - Make Our Landlords Diligent (M.O.L.D) Act
Landlord and Tenant - Code violation, failure to repair, cause of action
Civil Actions - Landlord and tenant, code violation, failure to repair
Civil Procedure - Landlord and tenant, code violation, failure to repair, cause of action


  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)

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