Rent control, or rent stabilization, is much more than the 4% maximum increase to which people refer. It is a collection of laws that regulate how much a landlord can raise (or must reduce) the rent, limit the reasons for eviction, and more.
ARE YOU UNDER LOS ANGELES’ RENT CONTROL?
the City of Los Angeles itself is a huge area covering neighborhoods we know by name, which are so large that we think of them as cities. See the Map to be sure. (http://www.caltenantlaw.com/LAcommunities.htm)
IS YOUR UNIT EXEMPT? Next, you need to know if your unit is under rent control. Rent control covers all residential units EXCEPT those fitting specified categories. The two biggest exemptions are (1) single family dwellings and (2) units…