Brooke Noble said she’s been living for four years in the Wells Avenue area, and a 44% rent increase is now forcing her to move.
“I’ve lived here for four years, and in this neighborhood for 10,” Noble told ThisisReno. “In my latest lease
That’s not all: When her landlord announced the increase, Noble reached out to friends and the media to raise awareness about the issue. She was then hit with a cease-and-desist letter from the landlord’s attorney.
Noble said that the other residents at the complex, despite previously being offered an option to stay at a higher rate, were given lease non-renewal notices on Friday after Noble spoke with KTVN News Channel 2.
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CORRECTION: The tenants were given lease non-renewal notices, not eviction notices, as originally reported.
Bob Conrad is publisher, editor and co-founder of This Is Reno. He has served in communications positions for various state agencies and earned a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2011. In addition to managing This Is Reno, he holds a part-time appointment for the Mineral County University of Nevada Extension office.