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Units That Are Exempt From the Rent Adjustment Law
- Section 8 units and other units that have rents that are controlled, regulated, or subsidized by a governmental unit, agency, or authority.
- Accommodations in motels, hotels, inns, tourist houses, rooming houses, and boarding houses, provided that such accommodations are not occupied by the same tenant for thirty (30) or more consecutive days.
- Housing accommodations in any hospital, convent, monastery, extended care facility, convalescent home, nonprofit home for the aged, or dormitory owned and operated by an educational institution.
- Dwelling units in a nonprofit cooperative, owned, occupied, and controlled by a majority of the residents.
- Dwelling units which were newly constructed and received a certificate of occupancy on or after January 1, 1983.
- Buildings that were substantially rehabilitated after January 1, 1983. (See O.M.C. 8.22.030 B(2))
- Dwelling units exempt pursuant to the provisions of the “Costa-Hawkins Act” (see Ca.Civil Code § 1954.52; these exemptions generally apply to single family dwellings and condominiums).
- 2 or 3 units on a single assessor's parcel when one of the units is occupied as the owner's principal residence for at least one year.
NOTE: Exemptions from Measure EE (the "Just Cause for Evictions" law) are not the same as for the Rent Adjustment Law