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Rent Control

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

Rent Control

Most rent control 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 control.

Unincorporated Los Angeles County

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

Cities with rent control

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

County of Los Angeles Department of Consumer and Business Affairs. Last change: Dec. 24, 2018