Notice to the Los Angeles Housing Department Industry Professionals
If you are compensated to interact with the Los Angeles Housing Department, City law may require you to register as a lobbyist and report your activity. Any individual may qualify as a lobbyist, regardless of occupation, education, training, or professional title. A lobbyist may hold a position that includes but is not limited to attorney, CEO, consultant, government liaison, business owner, permit applicant, engineer, expediter, land developer, financier, various real estate professional, and others.
Housing Department Appointment Scheduler
Schedule an *in-person or virtual appointment for LAHD representative assistance. (*For in-person appointments requirements apply).
File the Disclosure Notice and Buyout Agreement
Submit disclosure notice and buyout agreements via our tenant buyout online system.
Affordable & Accessible Housing Registry
Bills - Pay Here
For one-stop account access to pay fees, manage billing, register new or remove properties, automatically receive RSO certificates, request exemptions, upload forms and documents, and access up to three years of account history. Use credit/debit cards or ACH (E-check) with no service fees.
Apply to recover costs from capital improvements made to rental units or common areas of the housing complex.
Just and Reasonable
The Los Angeles Just and Reasonable guidelines allow an increase in rent when a landlord’s current year’s Net Operating Income (NOI) is less than his/her base year’s NOI adjusted for inflation.
Apply for a Luxury Exemption Certificate, the property owner needs rental records from 1978 to document the rent charged on or before May 31, 1978, to determine if they exceeded certain levels.
Primary Renovation Program
Apply to recover costs from primary renovations made to rental units or common areas of the housing complex.
Apply to recover costs for rehabilitation work completed on a rental unit or common area to comply with an Order from LAHD, LA Department of Building & Safety, LA Fire Department, or County Health Department due to a change in the Housing Code, or to repair damage from a natural disaster (e.g. fire).
Apply to recover costs from mandatory seismic retrofits made to rental units or common areas of the housing complex.