Landlord/Tenant Assistance

Landlord/Tenant Assistance

Provider: LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS - ADMINISTRATION

UPDATED January 18, 2022:

With Covid-19 cases in Los Angeles County at high levels, the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) will temporarily close in-person services starting today.

Consumers can speak with a DCBA counselor for free, one-on-one service by calling the telephone hotline at (800) 593-8222. There is also a new DCBA Online Appointment System which will allow consumers and businesses to make an appointment to speak with a DCBA counselor at their preferred time.

Consumers can also visit the DCBA website at https://dcba.lacounty.gov/

The department provides consumer services for landlords and tenants in unincorporated Los Angeles county. Services include landlord/tenant assistance and property owner registration for land deeds/titles. This is an online rent registry tool that contains portals for property owners and tenants. There are no geographic restrictions.

The tool allows property owners to register and update rental unit property information, manage contact information, pay annual registration fees and apply for exemptions, and file petitions as required under the county's Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO) and Mobilehome Rent Stabilization Ordinance (MRSO). All information may be tracked and managed online.

The tenant portal allows tenants to file petitions related to tenant protections and fair housing.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE The rent registry tool is available at LA County Rent Registry

For more information, please visit https://dcba.lacounty.gov/rentregistry. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees to use the online registry.
Application Procedure
Service Condition Fee

Free

Free

Address

320 W. Temple St., Room G-10

Los Angeles , CA 90012 (Physical)

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Service hours
Online services are available Monday through Sunday, 24 hours per day.

Service/Intake

(800) 593-8222 (Toll Free From Within Los Angeles County) (213) 974-1452 (For Calls Outside of Los Angeles County)

FAX

(213) 687-1137

Service/Intake and Administration, Coronavirus

(833) 238-4450 (Coronavirus Business and Worker Disaster Help Center) (833) 223-7368 (Rent Stabilization Counselors)

Service/Intake, Coronavirus

(833) 972-0999 (Eviction Mediation Assistance Helpline) (888) 694-0040 (Stay Housed LA Legal Helpline)

Service/Intake and Administration

(800) 973-3370

TDD

(213) 626-0913

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