Personal Property Left Behind After Eviction

Under NRS 118A.460, the landlord muststore and keep your property for 30 days after you leave.If youdo not retrieve the property within 30 days, the landlord can dispose of the property. The landlord must provide 14 days notice before disposing of the property. At a minimum, however, the landlord must wait until the 30th day after you left before legally disposing of property.

You can file a motion to contest property lienwithin 20 days of requesting the return of the property if yourlandlord refuses to allow you to retrieve the property.

The landlord may charge actual and reasonable storage, inventory, and moving feebefore allowing you to pick up your personal property, but the landlord cannot charge back rent or any other fees.

You can file a motion to contest property lien within 20 days of requesting the return of the propertyif you dispute the landlord’s charges as unreasonable or unlawful.

If your personal property was stolen or destroyed, you can sue the landlord in Small Claims Court for the value of the lost personal property.