How much is the Rental Housing Fee?

Each year, the Richmond City Council adopts the Rental Housing Fee for the upcoming fiscal year following a recommendation from the Rent Board. The amount of the Rental Housing Fee for past, current, and future years is contained in the table below.

Fiscal Year
Fully Covered Units
Partially Covered Units
Governmentally Subsidized Units
2019-20
(Applicable to Rental Units rented or available for rent at any point between July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020)
$212 per Rental Unit$112 per Rental Unit
$112 per Rental Unit
2018-19
(Applicable to Rental Units rented or available for rent at any point between July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019)
$207 per Rental Unit$100 per Rental Unit$50 per Rental Unit
2016-17 (Partial Year) & 2017-18
(Applicable to Rental Units rented or available for rent at any point between December 30, 2016 - June 30, 2018)
$145 per Rental Unit$145 per Rental Unit$145 per Rental Unit




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1. Which properties are subject to the Rental Housing Fee?
2. How much is the Rental Housing Fee?
3. How can I pay the Rental Housing Fee?
4. When is the Rental Housing Fee due?
5. Does my Rental Unit qualify for the Rental Housing Fee for Governmentally-Subsidized Rental Units?
6. Are there penalties for late or nonpayment of the Rental Housing Fee?
7. I recently purchased a rental property. Whose responsibility is it to pay the Rental Housing Fee?
8. Why is the Rental Housing Fee necessary?
9. How was the amount of the Rental Housing Fee calculated?