Rent Amount Act
|Title:||Law regulating the rent amount|
|Short title:||Rent Amount Act (not official)|
|Scope:||Federal Republic of Germany|
|Legal matter:||Private law , law of obligations|
|References :||402-12-5 a. F.|
|Issued on:||December 18, 1974
( Federal Law Gazette I p. 3603, 3604 )
|Entry into force on:||1st January 1975|
|Last change by:||
Art. 17 G of July 13, 2001
( Federal Law Gazette I p. 1542, 1547 )
|Effective date of the
|August 1, 2001
(Art. 35 G of July 13, 2001)
|Expiry:||September 1, 2001
(Art. 10 para. 1 G of June 19, 2001, Federal Law Gazette I, pp. 1149, 1175 )
|Please note the note on the applicable legal version.|
The Rent Height Act ( MHG ), the official law regulating the rent amount , was a German law governing tenancy law in privately financed housing construction . The MHG came into force on January 1, 1975 and contained provisions for increasing the rent, for example after modernization or up to the usual remuneration in the municipality as well as for operating costs and their advance payment.
In the area named in Article 3 of the Unification Treaty, in accordance with § 12 MHG certain special regulations.
The MHG was repealed with effect from September 1, 2001. Its regulatory content was integrated into the BGB and uniformly regulated nationwide.
The BGB contains the regulations relevant to rent fromBGB, the regulations on the rent amount can be found in to BGB.
- increase in the new federal states: § 12 Rent Height Act changed again Haufe.de, accessed on August 30, 2019
- Law on the restructuring, simplification and reform of tenancy law of June 19, 2001, Federal Law Gazette I p. 1149
- Frank Maciejewski: Tenancy Law Reform - An Overview of the Innovations (Article) As of June 1, 2001
- Steffen Hennings: The rent increase procedure according to the new tenancy law website accessed on August 30, 2019