Alameda County

12/1965 22 / 712 Automatic up to 5% YES Ordinance  
Arroyo Grande 05/1986 5 / 498 Lesser of 8% or 75% CPI YES 1-1-3 Ordinance
Azusa 01/1992 6 / 548 8%/75% of CPI NO Ordinance  
Beaumont 10/1984 8 / 459 Established by Hearing NO 2-2-1 Ordinance
Benicia 09/1978 4 / 317 Established by Hearing NO 2-2-1 Ordinance
Calistoga 08/1984 5 / 569 Established by Hearing NO 1-1-3 Ordinance
Camarillo 12/1981 4 / 747 Established by Hearing NO 1-1-3 Ordinance
Capitola 11/1979 8 / 623 Lesser of 5% or 60% CPI YES City Council Ordinance
Carpinteria 03/1982 7 / 866 75% of CPI YES Ordinance  
Carson 08/1979 28 / 2565 Set by Board YES 2-2-3 Ordinance
Cathedral City 03/1983 10 / 2064 75% of CPI YES 0-0-5 Initiative
Chino 08/1983 5 / 554 66% of CPI. NO 1-1-3 Ordinance
Cloverdale 08/1986 4 / 165 Set by Board YES to 10% 0-0-3 Ordinance
Clovis 09/1978 6 / 582 Rent Review Commission NO 1-1-3 Ordinance
Colton 06/1990 8 / 916 60% of CPI NO Ordinance  
Cotati 11/1979 3 / 106 Set by Board YES Initiative  
Daly City 06/1980 1 / 501 Set by Board NO 1-1-3 Ordinance
 

Delano

11/1984 4 / 310 50% of CPI YES 1-1-3 Initiative
East Palo Alto 11/1983 4 / 274 Set by Board YES Initiative  
Escondido 06/1988 30 / 3585 Set by Board YES City Council Initiative
Fairfield 11/1984 9 / 883 Set by Board NO 1-1-3 Ordinance
Fontana 10/1988 10 / 684 7% unless CPI > 7% NO Rent Admin. Ordinance
Fremont 02/1987 3 / 732 Greater $10 or 80% CPI YES Ordinance  
Fresno 12/1987 30 / 3942 Rent Review Commission YES 1-1-3 Ordinance
Gardena 04/1987 27 / 1156 Rent Mediat w/Arbitration NO 3-3-3 Ordinance
Gilroy 05/1987 4 / 336 Lesser of 5% or 80% CPI NO NONE Ordinance
Grover City 12/1987 3 / 140 Graduated CPI NO Ordinance  
Hawthorne 06/1979 11 / 327 Rent Mediation Board NO    
Hayward 02/1980 16 / 2160 Lesser of 3% or 60% CPI to 8% YES 1-1-3 Ordinance
Hemet 05/1979 20 / 2805 Set by Board NO 1-1-3 Initiative
Hollister 05/1989 1 / 235 Lesser of 8% or 80% CPI NO 1-1-3 Ordinance
Indio 03/1984 6 / 528 75% of CPI NO Initiative  
Lancaster 03/1985 27 / 2584 Set by Board YES 1-1-3 Initiative
 

La Verne

10/1984 8 / 1762 Lesser of 7% or CPI NO Rent Admin. Ordinance
Lompoc 12/1983 7 / 654 75% of CPI to 10% NO 2-2-1 Ordinance
Los Angeles City 08/1978 62 / 5885 NO Determnd by Board Ordinance  
Los Angeles County 03/1988 ALL / ALL Lesser of 75% CPI or 8 % NO 0-0-5 Ordinance
Los Gatos 10/1980 2 / 137 100% CPI or 5% $25 or aver Ordinance  
Malibu 12/1991 2 / 527 75% of CPI To 10% Ordinance  
Merced 05/1982 3 / 574 Set by Hearing NO 2-2-3 Ordinance
Milpitas 08/1992 50% of CPI or 8% Aver. Rent City Council Ordinance  
Montclair 11/1985 8 / 620 Lesser of 6% or 60% CPI NO 2-2-1 Ordinance
Moreno Valley 07/1987 7 / 809 Lesser of 5% or 65% CPI With limit Park or Resident

Comm.

Ordinance
Morgan Hill 03/1983 9 / 875 75% of CPI YES 1-1-3 Ordinance
Morro Bay 08/1986 15 / 641 75% of CPI 5% Cap 0-0-5 Ordinance
Napa 12/1983 8% 1-1-5 Ordinance    
Oakland 09/1980 3 / 49 Automatic 5% NO Ordinance  
Oceanside 05/1982 20 / 2401 Lesser of 8% or CPI YES 0-0-5 Ordinance
Oxnard 03/1983 25 / 2780 25% cap Ordinance    
 

Pacifica

09/1991 1 / 93 75% of CPI NO NONE Ordinance
Palmdale 10/1985 15 / 1455 CPI or Arb Award NO 1-1-3 Ordinance
Palm Desert 04/1980 4 / 676 75% of CPI YES 5 PICKED Ordinance
Palm Springs 04/1980 14 / 2242 75% of CPI YES 0-0-5 Ordinance
Paramount 07/1987 100% of CPI NO 2-2-0 Ordinance  
Pismo Beach 04/1981 2 / 412 6%/75% of CPI NO Ordinance  
Pleasanton 02/1993 4 / 100% of CPI or 5% To 25% in 5 Years 2-2-1 Ordinance
Pomona 05/1992 19 / 1836 By Mediation NO Ordinance  
Rancho Mirage 07/1982 6 / 882 75% of CPI Aver Rent 1-1-5 Initiative
Redlands 12/1982 8 / 684 Less of 6-9% or 75% CPI NO 0-0-3 Ordinance
Riato 03/1992 12 / 1425 Rent Review Commission YES 0-0-5 Ordinance
Riverside County 08/1983 124 / 12376 100% of CPI NO 2-2-1 Ordinance
Rocklin 05/1982 3 / 384 Guaranteed CPI NO 1 AND UP Ordinance
Rohnert Park 12/1987 5 / 1314 75% of CPI or 4% Cap YES 5 Initiative
Salinas 10/1990 11 / 1437 75% of CPI or 8% cap NO Ordinance  
San Bernardino 09/1984 16 / 1487 Lesser of 4% or 75% CPI NO NONE Ordina
 

San Buena Ventura

01/1986 7% or 75% CPI 15% or $35 0-0-5 Ordinance  
San Francisco 06/1970 1 / 56 60% of CPI or 4% to 7% YES Ordinance  
San Jose 07/1985 70 / 11435 3-7% or 75% CPI YES NONE Ordinance
San Juan Capistrano 03/1979 7 / 1209 100% CPI YES 2-2-1 Ordinance
San Luis Obispo City 06/1988 15 / 1551 Graduated CPI w 9% cap NO Initiative  
San Luis Obispo County 06/1988 40 / 2408 60% CPI NO 1-1-30-0-3 Initiative
San Marcos 11/1980 17 / 3216 CPI or NOI With limit Ordinance  
San Rafael 04/1990 1 / 397 3-7.5% of CPI YES NONE Ordinance
Santa Barbara County 09/1984 15 / 950 75% CPI 10% 1-5 yrs NONE Ordinance
Santa Clarita 12/1990 15 / 2070 100% CPI w 6% cap NO Ordinance  
Santa Cruz County 01/1979 36 / 2212 50% of CPI + pass thru YES Ordinance  
Santa Monica 04/1979 3 / 283 Set by Board NO Initiative  
Santa Paula 06/1984 9 / 838 Lesser of 7% or 75% CPI 10% 1-3 yrs 0-0-3 Ordinance
Scotts Valley 11/1980 5 / 527 75% of CPI YES 0-0-5 Ordinance
 

Simi Valley

03/1983 6 / 354 Rent Review Commission NO Ordinance  
Sonoma County 06/1987 51 / 3736 100% of CPI YES Ordinance  
Thousand Oaks 07/1980 8 / 897 Less of 3-7% or 75% CPI YES Ordinance  
Union City 05/1980 3 / 918 7% or 90% of CPI YES Ordinance  
Upland 12/1985 6 / 866 80% of CPI or 7% 7% CAP Ordinance  
Vacaville 12/1977 12 / 1126 Graduated CPI NO 0-0-3 Ordinance
Vallejo 02/1982 17 / 1990 5% NO 1-1-3 Ordinance
Ventura City 06/1981 18 / 1087 Lesser of 7% or 75% CPI Yes to 15% Ordinance  
Ventura County 02/1983 24 / 1421 Automatic 5% Yes to 15% 0-0-3 Ordinance
Watsonville 03/1989 5 / 717 70% of CPI or 5% NO Ordinance  
West Covina 09/1984 2 / 265 Less of 5-9% or 100% CPI NO Human Resources

Commission

Ordinance
Yucaipa 12/1990 42 / 4425 66.67% OFCPI 5% CAP Ordinance  

CPI: Consumer Price Index. Vacancy Control: Yes indicates that there are limits as to how much rents can be increased for new residents. Comp of Rent Comm/Board: Refers to the composition of the Rent Commission or Rent Review Board. Thus a “1-1-5” would indicate representation as follows: 1 Park Owner, 1 Park Resident. 5 Neutral Parties. Adopted by: Most jurisdictions adopted rent stabilization as a city ordinance (city code). Some jurisdictions adopted the rent restrictions by local initiative (a vote by local residents). NOTE: The information and statistics used in this chart was taken from a document entitled Appendix B – Actual Source Unknown at present 12/06/2005 – DRAFT