Evictions / Terminations

As of November 2018, landlords may not evict tenants for no cause (18-O-2765).

Housing providers may recover possession of rental units for the following reasons:

  • A - Failure to Pay Rent (§§ 4-5-502, 4-6-6 (A))
  • B - Violation of obligation of tenancy (§§ 4-5-503, 4-6-6 (B))
  • C - Maintenance of nuisances (§§ 4-5-504, 4-6-6 (C))
  • D - Illegal uses (§§ 4-5-505, 4-6-6 (D))
  • E - Refusal to Execute Leases (§ 4-6-6 (E))
  • F - Refusal to provide access (§§ 4-5-507, 4-6-6 (F))
  • G - Unapproved subtenants (§§ 4-5-508, 4-6-6 (G))
  • H - Use  by landlords ((§§ 4-5-509, 4-6-6 (H))
  • I - Change of building managers (§§ 4-5-510, 4-6-6 (I))
  • J - Demolition or Condominium Conversions (§§ 4-5-511, 4-6-6 (J))
  • K - Major remodeling (§§ 4-5-512, 4-6-6 (K))
  • L - Withdrawl of residential rental structure from the rental market (§§ 4-5-513, 4-6-6 (L))
  • M - Disruptive tenant ((§§ 4-5-514, 4-6-6 (M))

A dwelling unit vacated for reasons A, B, C, D, F, and G may be subsequently rented at any amount mutually agreed upon by the landlord and the new tenant (BHMC § 4-6-5 (A)).

Relocation Fees

Ch. 6

Housing providers must pay relocation fees to tenants if they evict a tenant for reasons E, H, I, J, K, or L above.

Ch. 5

Housing providers must pay relocation fees to tenants if they evict a tenant for reasons H and J above.

Amounts

Households that include a senior, disabled person, or a minor shall be entitled to an additional relocation fee in the amount of two thousand dollars ($2,000). The amount of the relocation fee payable to a tenant entitled to such fee pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall be determined as follows:

Unit Type

Relocation Fee

If a tenant is a Senior Citizen (62+ yrs), Disabled, or a Minor

Bachelor or Single

$  6,646.77

$ 8,646.77

One Bedroom

$  9,818.28

$ 11,818.28

Two or More Bedrooms

$ 13,302.12

$ 15,302.12

Commencing July 1, 2018, and on July 1 of each year thereafter, the amounts of the relocation fees set forth above shall be increased by a percentage equal to the percentage increase, if any, of the consumer price index for the Los Angeles/Riverside/Orange County area, as published by the United States department of labor, bureau of labor statistics between May 1 of the then current year, and May 1 of the immediately preceding year. (Ord. 17-O-2729, eff. 5-5-2017)

 
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