|What causes for eviction are considered just cause - tenant at-fault?
- Nonpayment of Rent
- Material or Habitual Violation of the Tenancy
- Substantial Damage to the Rental Unit
- Refusal to Agree to a Like or New Rental Agreement
- Nuisance Behavior
- Refusing Access to the Unit
- Unapproved Holdover Subtenant
|What causes for eviction are considered just cause - no-fault?
- Substantial Rehabilitation of the Unit
- Ellis Act Removal
- Owner/relative move-in
- Compliance with government order to vacate
- Vacation of Unpermitted Unit
|Key Eligibility and Exemption Summary
All non-exempt rental units (2+) are eligible, including:
- Rent Stabilized Units
- Rental Units in any Multiple Dwelling, excepting permitted Hotels and
- Guest Rooms in any Guesthouse
- Unpermitted Units
- Single-family homes
- Permitted Second units
- Single family Condominiums
|Is there a minimum tenancy for coverage?
|Do protections apply to new construction?
|What triggers the obligation to pay relocation assistance?
- Substantial rehabilitation of the apartment
- Removal or apartments from the rental market under the Ellis Act
- Owner move-in
- City code enforcement actions requiring a moveout
- Convert an unpermitted apartment for permitted use
|What units are eligible for rent control and which are exempt?
- Eligible Units: apartments that were built before 1979 with 3 or more units
in the building
- Exempt Units: single family homes, condos, non-apartments after 1979
|Does the landlord have to petition for additional increases?
"Providing that a completed petition is timely filed, concerning a rent increase subject to this chapter,
that portion of the requested rental increase (and only that portion) which exceeds eight percent shall not
take effect unless and until such time as a hearing officer allows such increase or portion thereof
pursuant to the provisions ofthis chapter"
|On what grounds is the landlord allowed to petition for additional rent increases?
- Costs of capital improvements
- Increased costs of maintenance and operation
- Costs of rehabilitation