Los Angeles City Housing Law:
HOW TO DETERMINE LIMITS
The agreement which is made between a landlord and tenant will determine
how many persons are allowed in a dwelling unit. This agreement is legally
binding as long as it does not violatethe occupancy standards listed below.
If an additional tenant moves into the unit, the landlord may increase the
rent up to 10% for as long as that tenant is occupying the unit. These increases
require a 30-day notice.
|Square Feet||Occupancy per Person|
| 70-119 ||2 people|
|120-169 ||3 people|
|170-219 ||4 people|
|220-269 ||5 people|
|270-319 ||6 people|
|320-369 ||7 people|
|370-419 ||8 people|
|420-469 ||9 people|
|470-520 ||10 people|
ENFORCEMENT OF LIMITS
The Department of Building and Safety enforces occupancy limits. Compaints
may be filed at 200 N. Spring Street, room 460, Los Angeles, CA 90012, or
by calling (213) 485-7091 or (818) 989-8201.