Apartment Complex Concept Design

We offer a variety of programs and services for property owners to invest in their properties and have a positive return on their investment.  These programs also provide landlords with the opportunity to exercise their due process rights through the administration of the General Manager’s hearings, Rent Adjustment Commission’s (RAC) hearings and appeals.


Required inspections, fees, and standards

If you own or manage property that has two or more residential units on a parcel of land and at least one or more of the residential units is rented or offered for rent, then your property is within scope of the Los Angeles Housing Code.

Enforcement of citations and orders

What if I do not timely comply with Citations and Orders to Comply affecting my building?

My building has been cited

The Los Angeles Housing Department (LAHD) conducts regular periodic inspections  of residential multi-family rental units.  The purpose of the inspection is to verify residential buildings are in compliance with all applicable building  and housing codes.  

Overview of cost recovery and rent adjustment programs

Use our guides to calculate allowable rent increases for RSO properties. 

Owning a Rent-Stabilized property

If you rent in the City of Los Angeles, your rental unit may be subject to the city’s Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO), which regulates rents and evictions, if the property was built on or before October 1, 1978. 

Owning a property covered under the Just Cause Ordinance

If you rent in the City of Los Angeles and your unit is not subject to the RSO, you may be covered under the Just Cause for Eviction Ordinance.

Billing Information

Properties under jurisdiction of these programs are subject to fees, of which two major program fees, the Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO) and the Systematic Code Enforcement Program (SCEP), are billed annually.

I received a hearing notice

Hearings afford landlords, tenants and interested parties a right to due process.

Rent Escrow Account Program (REAP) notices

REAP is a program that encourages landlords to fix and restore their properties.

Restoring utility services through UMP

UMP is an alternative to termination of utilities and essential services in qualifying properties.

Resources for all rental properties

Resources to housing laws outside the scope of the Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO).  

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