The landlord can increase the rent once per year at a maximum percentage set by the city. But how much the rent can rise becomes a bit confusing when the notice of an increase coincides with the publication of the revised percentage.
There’s no way to sugarcoat it: voters rejected Proposition 10 with a real shellacking that set the cause of rent control back decades. That has emboldened property interests to push back on any legislative effort to repeal or amend Costa-Hawkins, repeal of which was the objective of the measure. It was a flawed campaign that failed to persuade even tenants, who may have not understood the benefit. But the voters have spoken!Read more