California Tenants – A Guide to Tenants Rights

From the California Department of Consumer Affairs – The Landlord/Tenant Handbook. Important information especially for tenants who are not covered by any local rent control laws. In these cases the state laws provided in this handbook are the tenant protections for non-rent controlled apartments.

Housing Code Violation Tenant Complaint

To file an on-line complaint with the LA Housing and Community Investment Department when there has been a property code violation.  If you do not wish to make a complaint report on-line, you may call toll free (866) 557-7368.

Rent Control Violation Tenant Complaint

To file an on-line complaint with the LA Housing and Community Investment Department when there has been a violation of the LA Rent Stabilization Ordinance.  If you do not wish to make a complaint report on-line, you may call toll free (866) 557-7368.

Environmental Health Tenant Complaint

To file an on-line complaint with LA County Department of Public Health to notify about public health conditions. If you do not wish to make a complaint report on-line, you may contact the Environmental Health Customer Call Center at (888) 700-9995.