In April 2014, the Lawrence City Commission voted to expand the city’s Rental Registration Ordinance to all rental properties in Lawrence.

Here you will find information specific to landlords or tenants. Please feel free to contact our staff through email, in person or by phone with questions.

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 For Landlords

Effective January 1, 2015, all rental properties in Lawrence are required to maintain a valid rental license in compliance with City Ordinance 8840. Find out more about the inspection process, registration and general program information.

 For Tenants

The City of Lawrence cares about our residents and wants to ensure conditions in their homes are safe and habitable. As of January 1, 2015, all residential rental properties will be required to have a valid rental license and periodic inspections. As a tenant, we want you to know about the licensing program and how this program will affect you.

Interactive Map

View the interactive map of active rental licenses.