As we continue to battle short-term rental abuse in our neighborhoods, the biggest injury to our communities has been the loss of rent-stabilized housing. Greedy landlords continue to find ways to encourage people to vacate, only to turn once permanent rental housing into short-term. It’s no secret that Los Angeles has been facing a housing crisis for years, and short-term rentals have exacerbated the situation.
We were pleased to see that the City of Los Angeles and Mayor Garcetti have launched a new program to ensure that tenants living in rent-stabilized units know their rights.
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It is estimated that there are about 624,000 units in Los Angeles that are covered by the rent stabilization ordinance.