May 2019 California voters in November voted against Proposition 10, which would have repealed the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act that limits rent control. But proponents of putting a cap on rent and those against it are continuing to square off.
The debate over rent control comes as the cost of housing reaches an all-time high in the state. While Prop. 10 was defeated on the ballot, developers and property owners know that this is an issue that will continue to come up
In West Hollywood, a landlord cannot evict or relocate a tenant without "just cause." This applies to all rental properties: new and old; condos; single-family; and government subsidized. Some "just cause" reasons include: Non-payment of rent Violation of terms and conditions Causing a nuisance Illegal use of the rental unit Refusal to renew a lease Refusal to provide access to landlord Temporary Absence Certain terms that are NOT "just cause" reasons include: A tenant does n