County The rules include freezing all rent increases during the COVID-19 pandemic for rent-controlled housing in these areas. That ban on increases will continue until the end of December. This is the first time in more than four decades that owners of L, A. have been blocked from any increase.
They are still able to charge whatever they want for the apartments once the tenant vacates. If you live in an apartment newer than that, you could qualify for anti-price increases that limit rent increases to no more than 10% within a year during declared states of emergency. You should contact the City to verify if those regulations apply to your situation. For example, here's a screenshot after walking through these steps for an apartment in Park La Brea, the city's largest stabilized rental complex.
In addition, the state limit for rent increases and the rules against price increases apply to all apartments over 15 years old if they are not under rent control. Policy Occasionally you may receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times. Liam Dillon covers housing affordability and neighborhood change in California for the Los Angeles Times. There are nearly two dozen local jurisdictions that have rent control policies, including Los Angeles and San Francisco.
There are some exceptions, but generally if you live in the city of Los Angeles in any of the following types of housing, in a building built before 1979, you are protected. No tenant living in a rent-stabilized apartment in the city of Los Angeles is allowed to raise their rent right now. LOS ANGELES - Starting August 1, California landlords can increase rents on some apartments by up to 10%, which is the maximum allowed by state law. Huge rent increases are taking place for many Los Angeles renters despite state and local laws aimed at preventing landlords from passing on massive increases.