Los Angeles Rent Control
The bill will cap rent hikes at 5 percent, plus inflation.
AB 1482 now has support from Senate and Assembly leadership, but "tenant bills are hard, and it’s still an uphill battle."
Assembly Bill 1482 would cap rent hikes at buildings that are not already covered by LA rent control.
That’s seven units lost per day.
Residents have pushed for renter protections amid a development boom: "We can’t resurrect as a city if everyone is relocated."
A new report implores officials to adopt a permanent rent control measure in LA County.
But a companion bill that would have made it harder to evict tenants did not come up for a vote.
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The Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation is back with another rent control initiative.
County officials are still working on a permanent measure.
"Some people have called this tenant welfare... I would call this relief and improvement of quality of life," councilmember says.
That’s the highest level in a decade.
Rent hikes would be capped at 5 percent.
The tenants union wants to change the owner’s plans to evict tenants of a residence that sits directly behind his Venice eatery.
It’s not rent control, but it’s similar.
It will take effect December 20.
At least 16 new unlawful detainer cases have been filed against tenants.
"Only rent control will provide a near-term solution" to the state’s affordable housing crisis, the authors say.
But the city struck a deal with a developer to give some of the tenants new apartments.
"We want to give every tenant the opportunity to pay their rent and continue living here."
Tenants who "deserve it" would get legal help, official says.
Tenant advocates want to see its rules repealed. Here’s what that would mean for renters, and their landlords.
Voters won’t decide on rental regulations this November.
Cities such as Los Angeles could pass stricter renter protections if the Costa Hawkins measure passes.
It might be up to voters to expand rent control options for California cities.
Residents say pests, mold, and maintenance issues make a recent round of rent hikes unfair. They want to collectively bargain a new lease agreement.
The rule applies to booming Westlake.
The deal will allow residents to negotiate with their landlord as a union. It could be a model for other LA renters to follow.
A ballot measure could bring rent control to LA County’s second-largest city.