|What causes for eviction are considered just cause - tenant at-fault?
- Breach of olbigation or covenant of tenancy
- Nuisance/substanital damage
- Convicted of using unit for illegal purposes
- Refused renewal of lease
- Refusal to grant access
|What causes for eviction are considered just cause - no-fault?
- The tenant holding at the end of the term of the rental housing agreement is a subtenant not approved by the landlord
- Owner/relative move-in
- Withdrawal of unit from rental market
|Key Exemption Summary
- All residential rental units in the City of Santa Monica, including mobile homes/trailers are eligible for Just Cause Protections
- Single family homes that were not used for residential rental purposes on July 1, 1984 are exempt
- Rental units and dwellings constructed after the adoption of this Article (April 10,1979)are exempt; this exemption does not apply to units created as a result of conversion as opposed to new construction.
|Minimum tenancy for coverage?
||There is no minimum tenancy for coverage
|Do Rent Control Protections apply to new construction?
||No. Protections only apply to buildings constructed before 4/10/1979
|What triggers the obligation to pay relocation assistance?
- Landlord seeks to withdraw all rental housing units from the rental housing market
- Owner/Relative Move-In
- *Temprorary relocation assistance is given for temporary recovery of possession to correct code violations; housing unit is uninhabitable; or compliance with government order to vacate