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Rent Stabilization

Areas with rent stabilization limit the amount your rent can be raised and when you can be asked to move out.

Rent Stabilization


Most rent stabilization laws:

  • Limit how much rent can be increased;
  • Limit how often rent can be increased;
  • Limit late fees; and
  • Require landlords to give a reason when asking a tenant to move.

Not all cities have rent stabilization.

Unincorporated Los Angeles County

For information about L.A. County’s Rent Stabilization Ordinance visit rent.lacounty.gov

Cities with rent stabilization

The following cities in Los Angeles County have rent stabilization. Cities enforce their own rent stabilization laws. For more information or to file a complaint, contact your local rent stabilization agency:

County of Los Angeles Department of Consumer and Business Affairs. Last change: April 10, 2019

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