Los Angeles Housing Law

The Rent Stabilization Ordinance 152,120 passed by the Los Angeles City Council and became operative on May 1, 1979. The purpose of this Ordinance is to protect tenants from excessive rent increases, while at the same time allowing landlords a reasonable return on their investments

Rent Stabilization Hotline:

and a walk-up information counter in the office at:

400 S. Main St, 6th floor
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Rent Increases


Relocation Assistance

  1. When is relocation assistance required
  2. How much is required
  3. How and when to provide payment
  4. Exemptions

Occupancy Limits

  1. How to determine limits
  2. Enforcement of limits