North Dakota State Laws Affecting Tenants in Domestic Violence Situations

Here are North Dakota rules protecting tenants who are victims of domestic violence.


North Dakota extends special protections to tenants who are victims of domestic violence. Here are some of the domestic violence (DV) laws that apply to tenants:

  • Landlord entitled to proof of DV status
  • Landlord cannot refuse to rent to a victim of DV
  • Landlord cannot terminate a victim of DV. Landlords who violate the provisions providing early termination are subject to damages including actual damages, $1,000, reasonable attorney’s fees, costs, and disbursements
  • Early termination right for DV victim
  • Landlord may not disclose information provided by a tenant that documents domestic violence.

Check the North Dakota statute (N.D. Cent. Code §â

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