On September 17, 2020 the Gainesville City Commission adopted the Rental Housing Ordinance which established annual permits, inspections, minimum energy efficiency, life safety and property maintenance standards for all residential rental units within the city.
Regulated Residential Unit is a room or rooms located in a condominium, co-op, timeshare, quadraplex, triplex, duplex, or single-family dwelling that is rented, or advertised or held out to be rented, for periods of at least 30 consecutive days or one calendar month (whichever is less). This definition expressly excludes public lodging establishments regulated by the state pursuant to F.S. Ch. 509, Pt.1, and dormitories.
Residential Rental Unit Permit Changes
Rights and Responsibilities
Rental Housing Webinar
Housing Discrimination Webinar
The following frequently asked questions were compiled from questions asked during the residential rental unit webinars.