LA rent control increases will climb to 4 percent in 2019

Angelenos living in rent-controlled apartments may see monthly rent payments climb slightly higher than expected in the coming months.

In the city of Los Angeles, price hikes for most apartments built before 1978 are regulated by the Rent Stabilization Ordinance, and for the last decade have been capped at 3 percent annually. But in the 12-month period starting in July, landlords will be permitted to raise rents up to 4 percent.

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