Are You a ‘Disruptive’ Tenant? A Hearing Officer Could Decide Your Fate!

Dear tenant troublemakers: Did you know that the Beverly Hills rent stabilization ordinance allows your landlord to haul you up before a city council committee as a ‘disruptive tenant’? And if adjudicated as disruptive you could face eviction? Three tenants faced the process but none turfed-out by our council’s committee. Had an independent hearing officer heard those cases any could have been decided differently. Now city council wants to put a hearing officer in charge. The change is up for discussion on the June 18th council afternoon agenda.

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City Allows Landlords to Terminate ‘Disruptive’ Tenants

City Council’s end to no-just-cause eviction was a clear sign that residential stability of tenants is a city priority. As part of the deal, City Council created a new reason for termination with cause: the ’disruptive’ tenant’ provision. And now a new City Council subcommittee in place to heard disruptive termination application. What does it mean for an unruly tenant?

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