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Published by AFA Publications in Quezon City .
Written in English



  • Philippines.


  • Rent control -- Philippines.,
  • Leases -- Philippines.

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Edition Notes

Statementby AFA Publications Editioral Board.
ContributionsAFA Editorial Board.
LC ClassificationsKPM690 .A28 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p. ;
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2296409M
ISBN 109711400103
LC Control Number86167520

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  The Inflation rate used by the new law was percent as of March, so a landlord could not raise rent more than percent in a year. For example. If a renter was paying $1, a month In March, the most a landlord could raise rent—based on the new law—would be around $86 to $ .   Several cities in Los Angeles County have rent control regulations on the books, and a new state law caps annual rent hikes for apartment-dwellers across California. Fortunately, The New York Landlord's Law Book explains the legalese a landlord needs to know in comprehensive, understandable terms, giving them the tools they need to head off problems with tenants and agencies. The book provides you with "nuts and bolts advice" on how to comply with the latest laws on: *rent stabilization and rent control/5(4).   California cities that already have rent control laws in place are exempt. The new laws are proposed to start January 1, and expire in How Much Can a Landlord Raise the Rent in California? Under the new legislation, landlords will only be able to raise the rent by 5% (plus the local rate of inflation) for any existing tenant.

There are many jurisdictions across the United States that have some form of rent control laws on the books. New York City and San Francisco are two of the more well known examples. But other locations in California, Maryland, New Jersey and Washington D.C. have rent controls.   The “Costa-Hawkins” Act created statewide “vacancy de-control” in two respects: (1) If the prior tenant leaves voluntarily or is evicted, the landlord can raise the rent for the new tenant to the whatever they can get, and the new tenant is no longer under rent control. This has encouraged landlords to make up ridiculous and false. Nolo titles for landlords and tenants – The California Landlord’s Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities, The California Landlord’s Law Book: Evictions, and California Tenants' Rights provide comprehensive summaries of landlord-tenant law. Each book comes with access to a page on that has detailed updates. Your city rent control board. The rent control board should be .   *Update: The Rent control Act of has been extended until Decem , according to a press release from the Senate of The Philippines. As a follow up to my previous post about Republic Act (RA) No. , also known as the Rent Control Act of , I am posting here a full text copy of the rent control law in its entirety as reference for everyone.

  Under the “Costa-Hawkins” law, when a tenant voluntarily leaves or is evicted for most reasons [ie, not day notice, nor after change of a term, for that term], the landlord can raise the rent to ANY AMOUNT for the new tenant, whose rents are thereafter locked into the rent control limits [3% or . Rent control laws limit the amount of rent a landlord can charge, either by setting a rent ceiling and/or by limiting rent increases. The latter approach is sometimes referred to as a rent stabili-zation policy. Most rent control or rent stabilization policies also set rules for the conditions un-der which a landlord can evict a tenant. Most of these cities also have rent control ordinances, but not all, as you’ll see below. Cities With Rent Control. Local rent control laws affect evictions in two important ways: First, many (but not all) rent control ordinances and regulations impose important restrictions or .   Today, rent control has quickly become a popular policy among progressive politicians. While Oregon may be the first state in the country to pass a rent control cap law earlier this year, California has now become the second state in the country to pass a law for mandated statewide rent control.