LEGAL ALERT | Rent Control

The California Tenant Protection Act of 2019 (AB 1482) created statewide rent caps and just cause eviction laws for certain types of properties, while other properties are exempt. 

All residential Landlords must give notice under AB 1482.

When is the deadline to give my tenant notice regarding AB 1482?

  • You must give notice of exemption to your tenant by July 1, 2020.
  • You must give notice that AB 1482 applies to your tenant by August 1, 2020.

My property is exempt, what do I need to do?

  • For tenancy existing before July 1, 2020:  
    • Notice of exemption may, but is not required to, be provided in the rental agreement.
  • For tenancy commenced or renewed on or after July 1, 2020: 
    • Notice of exemption must be provided in the rental agreement. 
  • CLICK HERE FOR LINK TO NOTICE
  • CLICK HERE FOR LINK TO ADDENDUM

My property is not exempt, what do I need to do?

  • Tenancy existed prior to July 1, 2020: 
    • Notice must be provided as a written notice or addendum must be provided no later than August 1, 2020. 
    • Tenant is not required to sign the notice. 
  • Tenancy commenced or renewed on or after July 1, 2020: 
    • Notice must be provided as an addendum to the lease or rental agreement, or a written notice signed by the tenant with a copy provided to the tenant. 
    • Tenant is required to sign notice or addendum.
  • CLICK HERE FOR LINK TO NOTICE
  • CLICK HERE FOR LINK TO ADDENDUM

My property is exempt from AB 1482. What happens if I fail to notify my tenant of the exemption?

  • You lose your exemption! You must comply with the rent cap and just cause eviction laws. 

How do I find out if AB 1482 applies to my property? 

Our office has created a form you can use to determine whether AB 1482 applies. CLICK HERE TO ACCESS FORM.

If you have any questions, please call our office.

Simone & Associates