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Rent Stabilization

The Rent Stabilization Division administers and enforces the City's Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO). All multifamily rental properties, two or more residential units, are subject to the RSO unless expressly exempted by BHMC§§ 4-5-102 or 4-6-1.

If you are interested in receiving regular updates from the Rent Stabilization Division through email, please follow the instructions below to create an account and add your email address to the mailing list:

  1. Go to the Beverly Hills E-Notice Landing Page;
  2.  Create an account or log in to an existing account;
  3.  After account has been created and you have logged in, go to the “e-Notices” section and subscribe to the BHRent group. 

If you have any questions or would like to report a violation of the RSO, please call the Rent Stabilization Division at (310) 285-1031



Maximum Annual Rent Increase
On June 27th, 2023, the City Council voted to allow the Rent Stabilization Division to return to the calculations of the allowable annual rent increase for Chapter 5 and Chapter 6 tenants outlined in BHMC 4-5-503 and BHMC 4-6-3. 
The allowable annual increases based on these calculations are as follows:
Chapter 6 (updated annually in June, most recently in June 2023): 3.2%
Chapter 5 (updated monthly, effective November 15, 2023): 3.9%
The vast majority of tenants in rent stabilized buildings in Beverly Hills fall under the Chapter 6 guidance. Chapter 5 tenants are those whose tenancies began at $600 per month or less and who occupy buildings constructed prior to September 20, 1978. If you would like to verify whether one of your current tenants is Chapter 5, please contact our office at 310-285-1031. 
Only one rent increase for each tenant is permitted for every 12 months, so landlords should verify that 12 months have elapsed since a tenant's last increase prior to implementing any new increase. Additionally, a 30-day Notice must be delivered personally to tenants or served by mail as described in California Civil Code (§) 1013 (see also California Civil Code (§) 827). 
If you have any further questions or concerns related to the allowable increases for the current period, please do not hesitate to reach out to the Rent Stabilization Division by calling 310-285-1031 or by emailing


The Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO) requires housing providers to register eligible rental units with the City of Beverly Hills (the City). Some information is required from all registrants, such as ownership details and number of units. For most owners, additional information including rent amounts is required.

On January 2, 2024, the City will mail a notice to housing providers notifying them of the requirement to register. Housing providers must register within 35 days of this mail date. Failure to register may include penalties including but not limited to fines of up to $500.00 per unit.

Follow the steps below to register:

  1. Visit
  2. Create an account or login with information from the previous registration period:
    • Returning Owners or those who have an account through a change of ownership amendment: enter the email address associated with the account from prior registration years (or change of ownership amendment). If you forgot the email you registered with contact the Rent Stabilization Program. If you forgot your password please follow the directions on the website.
    • New Owners: enter Assessor Identification Number (AIN) and BHRent Personal Identification Number (PIN) referenced at the top of this notice.
  3. Register Rental Units

Click here for Beverly Hills Rent Stabilization Registration Guide

Click here for Rent Stabilization Registration Video

Please contact staff to schedule a phone appointment or for any other question:

Phone:                   (310) 285-1031



Beverly Hills Rent Stabilization
455 N. Rexford Drive, Room 200
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 285-1031

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  • Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM

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