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 Rent Stabilization Ordinance Information

What is the RSO and is my unit/building covered?

The purpose of the Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO) is to protect tenants from excessive rent increases, while at the same time allowing landlords a reasonable return on their investments. More...

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Informational Bulletins and Forms

The Housing Department has prepared bulletins on various RSO-related topics, a Mobile Home Park Reference Guide and several forms that are available to you on this site. More...

Cost Recovery and Rent Adjustment Programs  More...

Evictions for the Purpose of Major Rehabilitation

Following a moratorium on evictions for the purpose of major rehabilitation, the Los Angeles City Council removed major rehabilitation as a legal reason for eviction under the RSO. Ordinance 176544, effective May 2, 2005, establishes the Primary Renovation Program which includes major rehabilitation.

 Economic Study of the Rent Stabilization Ordinance by the Economic Roundtable More...

Read the RSO Ordinance--Chapter XV of the Municipal Code

 If you would like to read the actual Rent Stabilization Ordinance,search the Los Angeles Municipal Code under Chapter XV.

Rent Adjustment Commission

The Rent Adjustment Commission (RAC) of the City of Los Angeles is responsible for adopting policies, rules and regulations to carry out the purposes of the Rent Stabilization Ordinance.More...

File a complaint under the RSO

A complaint can be filed by any tenant who believes that an owner/ manager/ agent has committed a violation of the Rent Stabilization Ordinance of the City of Los Angeles. More...  

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