Yes and no. As you know, California tenants are legally entitled to rental property that meets basic structural, health, and safety standards and is in good repair. This recently introduced bill (SB529) may allow for tenants to withhold rent if important maintenance is not taken care of by the landlord. Tenants have the option to withhold rent from landlords for up to 30 days if they have grievances with or about the landlord. Tenants also have the option to pay for the repai
While rent control is being raised throughout Los Angeles, Inglewood landlords have been barred from raising rent more than 5 percent on rental units built prior to 1995. Landlords are also unable to evict tenants (unless criminal cause or drug use) as part of an emergency rent control measure enacted for March and April.
Note: single-family homes and condos are not included in this act.
The measure is attempting to put a stop to a rise in the displacement of tenants as In
Rent control is expected to climb to 4 percent this year in Los Angeles, the highest level in more than a decade! So, what does this mean for you as a landlord? Put simply, it means you can raise the rent as early as July. In Los Angeles, rent has been capped at 3 percent in accordance with the Rent Stabilization Ordinance. Beginning this summer, the limit will be raised to 4 percent. How did Los Angeles come up with this number? Under the ordinance, landlords are permitted t