Los Angeles Rent Control
Should the city intervene?
The program is temporary and open to qualifying renters.
City leaders are exploring a temporary ordinance. But tenants say they want permanent regulations.
"We simply can’t allow massive rent increases and unjust evictions to happen anymore," councilmember says.
"No one thought this could be done," he says. Here’s how AB 1482 will work in Los Angeles.
Tenancy in common is a new path to homeownership in LA.
Facing a new round of rent increases, tenants are trying to figure out how Assembly Bill 1482 might help them—if it becomes law.
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.
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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.
Tenants who move out to avoid big rent hikes will get as much as $4,500.
Expert advice on how to deal with slow repairs, bad landlords, and weird move-out notices.
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.
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.
The ballot measure would roll back state regulations on rent control.
"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.