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Tenant Relocation Assistance Policy

Release Date: 0001-01-01

The City of Long Beach has adopted the Tenant Relocation Assistance Ordinance. Effective August 1, 2019, landlords in Long Beach shall provide relocation assistance payments of up to $4,500 to residential tenants who are displaced by no fault of their own.

Landlords who own any multi-family residential rental housing in buildings consisting of at least four residential housing units are required to pay relocation assistance to tenants in the following cases:

• Tenant receives notice(s) of rent increases totaling 10% or greater in a 12-month period.
• Tenant receives notice to vacate due to rehabilitation of the tenant’s unit.
• Tenant in “good standing” receives a notice of non-renewal or notice to vacate from Landlord.

All information about the ordinance can be found on at the City of Long Beach, Development Services Department web site at http://www.longbeach.gov/lbds/hn/tenant-assistance-policies/.