Residential Landlord and Tenant Considerations under California’s new “Rent Control” model.

As of this week, Landlords and Tenants throughout California have entered a new phase of “Property Rights”. Both Landlord and Tenant should become quite familiar with AB 1482, which is being affectionately referred to as ‘Anti-Rent Gouging”, but effectively acts as rent control legislation. Although this law is filled with both new rules and exceptions to the new rules, AB 1482 will, in a nutshell, offer Tenants greater protections against eviction and cap annual rent increases.