Cities With Rent Control

CITIES WITH RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY RENT CONTROL*

Berkeley Berkeley Rent Stabilization Home Page
Beverly Hills Beverly Hills Rent Stabilization Ordinance
Campbell Campbell Municipal Code (Look under Title 6, Chapter 6.09)
East Palo Alto East Palo Alto  Rent Stabilization Ordinance
Fremont Fremont Municipal  Code (Look under Title III, Chapter 19)
Gardena Gardena Municipal Code (Look under Title 14 – no rent control but mediation, arbitration and relocation fees covered)
Glendale Glendale Just Cause Eviction Ordinance (but no other rent control)
Hayward Hayward Rent Control Summary
Los Angeles Los Angeles Rent Stabilization Ordinance Information (includes link to municipal code)
Los Gatos Los Gatos Rental Dispute Resolution Program (includes link to municipal code)
Oakland Oakland Rent Adjustment Program (includes link to municipal code)
Palm Springs Palm Springs Rent Control Summary (includes link to municipal code)
Palo Alto Palo Alto Municipal Code  Chapter 9.72 (dispute resolution – no rent control)
San Diego San Diego Municipal Code (Chp 9, Art 8, Div 7: very limited tenant rights – no rent control)
San Francisco San Francisco Rent Board
San Jose San Jose Apartment Rent Ordinance
San Leandro San Leandro Rent Review Ordinance (Chp 4-32: non-binding review – no rent control)
Santa Monica Santa Monica Rent Control Board
Thousand Oaks Thousand Oaks (very limited – for tenants in same unit since 1987)
West Hollywood West Hollywood Rent Stabilization

CITIES/COUNTIES WITH MOBILEHOME RENT CONTROL LAWS (Limited or Full Rent Control)*

Arroyo Grande
Azusa
Beaumont
Benicia
Calistoga (Title 2, Chp 2.22)
Camarillo
Campbell
Capitola
Carpinteria
Carson
Cathedral City
Chino
Cloverdale
Clovis (Title 5, Chp 5.13)
Colton
Concord
Cotati (Title 19, Chp 19.14)
Daly City
Delano
East Palo Alto
Escondido (Chp 29, Art 5)
Fairfield
Fontana (Chp 14, Art III)
Fremont (Title III, Chp 13)
Fresno
Gardena
Gilroy
Grover Beach (Art III, Chp 13)
Hawthorne
Hayward
Hemet
Hollister
Indio
Lancaster
La Verne
Lompoc
Los Angeles City (Chp XV, Sec 151.29)
Los Angeles County
Los Gatos
Malibu (Title 5, Chp 5.16)
Milpitas (Title III, Chp 30)
Montclair
Moreno Valley
Morgan Hill (Title 5, Chp 5.36)
Morro Bay
Napa
Novato (Chp XX)
Oakland
Oceanside
Oxnard (Chp 24, Art I)
Pacifica
Palmdale
Palm Desert
Palm Springs
Paramount
Petaluma
Pismo Beach
Pleasanton
Pomona
Rancho Mirage
Redlands
Riato
Riverside County
Salinas (Chp 17.1)
San Buenaventura (chp 6.600)
San Jose (Title 17)
San Juan Capistrano
(Title 2, Chp 2, Art 9)
San Luis Obispo City
San Luis Obispo County
San Marcos
San Rafael
Santa Barbara County
Santa Clarita
Santa Cruz County (Title 13)
Santa Monica
Santa Paula
Santa Rosa
Scott’s Valley
Sebastopol
Simi Valley
Sonoma City
Sonoma County (Chp 2, Art XIX)
Thousand Oaks (Title 5, Chp 25)
Union City
Upland
Vacaville
Vallejo
Ventura City
Ventura County
Watsonville
West Convina
Windsor (Title VIII)
Yucaipa

* Check with each local municipality since ordinances are enacted and revised on a regular basis.

State Department of Consumer Affairs Click Here for Information Regarding Landlord Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

California Apartment Association on Rent Control* Click Here

California Statutes on Rent Control:

Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act: California Civil Code Sections 1954.50-1954.53

Click here for additional rent control statutes: California Civil Code Sections 1947.7, 1947.8, 1947.10, 1947.11, 1947.15

Important Cases on Rent Control

Yee v. City of Escondido, 503 U.S. 519 (1992)
Kavanau v. Santa Monica Rent Control Board
, 16 Cal. 4th 761 (1997) (“Kavanau II”)
Kavanau v. Santa Monica Rent Control Board
, 19 Cal. App. 4th 730 (1993) (“Kavanau I”)

Rent Control Hotline Numbers

Berkeley             (510) 981-7368
Beverly Hills        (310) 285-1031
Los Angeles        (800) 994-4444
Santa Monica      (310) 458-8751
San Jose             (408) 277-5431
West Hollywood   (323) 848-6450

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