The Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO) allows a landlord who has an order to comply, order to vacate, order to abate, or other order that necessitates the vacating of the unit from a governmental agency such as the Housing + Community Investment Department (HCIDLA), Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety (LADBS), Los Angeles County Health Department, Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD).
A landlord who has received an order to comply, order to vacate, order to abate, or other order that necessitates the vacating of the unit from a governmental agency such as HCIDLA, Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety (LADBS), Los Angeles County Health Department, Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD).
Submit your Landlord Declaration of Intent to Evict for Governmental Agency Order and corresponding administrative fees.
Submit a copy of the Governmental Agency Order which is the subject of this application.
A copy of the Governmental Agency Order must be provided to the tenant at time of service.
Once the application is processed and the tenant relocation assistance determination has been issued the landlord must serve and pay proper relocation to the tenant in accordance with State Law Requirements.
The HCIDLA’s relocation contractor will determine the relocation assistance to which the tenant is entitled.
All determinations are mailed to the landlord and the tenant. If you disagree with the relocation assistance determination, you have the right to appeal the determination within 15 days of the issuance of the relocation determination issued by the relocation contractor.
The property owner should provide the tenants with the relocation assistance payment within 15 days of service of the eviction notice. This payment can be made either directly to you or through an escrow account.
All parties have a right to appeal the Tenant Relocation Determination within 15 calendar days from the date of their determination. Appeals must be received by HCIDLA with the completed Appeal form and the filing fee made payable to “City of Los Angeles”. There is a low income exemption waiver included in the Appeal form for the appeal fee.
To qualify for an exemption from the appeal filing fee, the applicant’s annual household earnings must be no more than 50 percent of the median income in the Los Angeles area. If you do not qualify for an exemption, you must submit the filing fee before an appeal can be scheduled.