New Legislation 2019 Includes “Just Cause”

Summary of New Legislation, AB 1482, Presented by RHN

Rent Increases:

Cap of 5% + cost of living (CPI) or 10%, whichever is the lower of the gross rental rate, over the course of any 12-month period.

No more than 2 increments in any 12-month period.

Just Cause

  • At Fault

Nonpayment of rent

Violation of the lease after being issued a written notice to correct

Committing or permitting a nuisance

Committing waste

Upon termination of a lease (after Jan 1, 2020), and receipt of a written request from owner, tenant refuses to execute a written extension or renewal of the lease with similar provisions.

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