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Amendments to the Rental Unit Registration

Pursuant to Sections 4-5-801 and 4-6-10 of the Municipal Code, re-registration of rental units that are subject to the requirements of Chapter 5 or Chapter 6 of Title 4 of the Beverly Hills Municipal Code is required within thirty days of any of the following events: the re-rental of a unit after a vacancy; a change in the ownership or management of the rental unit; a change in the owner’s or manager’s contact information, and following the termination of a rental unit’s exempt status. Please use this form to amend the previous registration unit on the property. This form must be completed and signed by the property owner or the property manager. PLEASE PRINT LEGIBLY, OR TYPE. Click on the link below to download the form.

FORM: Amendments to the Rental Unit Registration (RSO-010)

 


Request for Certificate of Registration of Rental Units and Permissible Rent Levels

After January 24, 2018, following the initial certification of rents for buildings that have been registered with the City, the owner of the property (the landlord) or the tenant residing in a rental unit, may apply for a certificate from the City’s Rent Stabilization Program, which sets forth the amount of the rent that may be charged for that particular rental unit.

FORM: Request for Certificate of Certified Permissible Rent Amount (RSO-015)

 


Landlord Rent Adjustment Application

The Beverly Hills Municipal Code (4-5-304; 4-5-512; 4-6-11) allows landlords to file a rent adjustment application for some or all rental units within the landlord’s rental complex in order to achieve a "just and reasonable return," based on net operating income principles. Click on the link below to download the form and instructions.

Landlord Rent Adjustment Application Instructions (RSO-020)

FORM: Landlord Rent Adjustment Application (RSO-021)

 


Appeal of the Rent Amount Reported to the City by the Landlord

A tenant of a rental unit may appeal the rent amount reported to the City by the landlord through the Annual Rental Unit Registration process within fifteen (15) days of the date of the mailing of the Notice of Rent Amount Reported by Your Landlord. A tenant may dispute the rent amount reported for the unit if the amount is incorrect. A tenant may not dispute the rent amount based upon additional contractual housing services provided to a unit. Click on the link below to download the form.

FORM: Appeal of the Rent Amount Reported to the City by the Landlord (RSO-007)

 


Appeal of the Certified Permissible Rent Amount

A tenant or a landlord of a rental unit may appeal the certified rent amount set forth on the Certificate issued by the City through the Certification Appeal process within fifteen (15) days from the date of issuance (mailing) of the Certificate of Registration of the Permissible Rent Level.  An appeal may be submitted if the certified rent amount is different from the monthly rent amount that is set forth on the Certificate, not including surcharges or additional contractual housing services. The grounds for an appeal of the amount set forth in the Certificate are fraud, misrepresentation, or a typographical or computational error. Click on the link below to download the form.

FORM: Appeal of the Certified Permissible Rent Amount (RSO-007A) 

 


Means and Method Plan for Tenant Protection During Construction

Pursuant to Section 9-1-108(L) of the Municipal Code, when applying for a permit to alter, repair, or rehabilitate any structure that contains one or more dwelling units, the applicant shall indicate on a form furnished by the Rent Stabilization Ordinance (“RSO”) whether the property is occupied by tenants.

If the property is tenant-occupied and, as determined by the RSO, the construction work could impact the habitability of any unit on the property, prior to obtaining a permit, the applicant shall submit a construction means and method plan to the RSO which contains the information required by this Section.

FORM: Means and Method Plan for Tenant Protection During Construction