Having a Landlord-Tenant Problem?
The Burbank Landlord-Tenant Commission can help.
The Commission meets on the first Monday of every month in Conference Room #104 located in the Burbank Community Services Building, 150 N. Third St., Burbank, CA at 6:15 p.m.
Both landlords and tenants are welcome to attend the meetings. If you would like to attend the next meeting, please complete the Landlord-Tenant Questionnaire below and return it to the Housing Authority Office. The Commission provides assistance in resolving problems.
Click here for Landlord-Tenant Commission Agendas and Minutes.
Most Frequently Asked Landlord-Tenant Questions
The Landlord-Tenant Commission and the City of Burbank have developed these 20 FAQ's so that residential landlords and tenants in the community are educated and knowledgeable of their legal roles, responsibilities and rights. Information and answers have been obtained from the California Tenants Handbook – A Guide to Residential Tenants’ and Landlords’ Responsibilities. Please refer to the handbook for specific and detailed information. A PDF version of the CA Handbook is available at http://www.lapublichealth.org/eh/docs/housing/brochure/tenright.pdf.
For additional assistance with resolving residential Landlord-Tenant questions or issues, the Commission meets monthly for education and mediation:
The Landlord-Tenant Commission
Meets the first Monday of the Month
6:15 p.m. in Conference Room #104 of the Community Services Building
150 N. Third Street
Burbank, CA 91502
New California Tenant Protections
On October 8th, 2019 Governor Newsom signed SB 329, SB 222, and AB 1497 into law. All bills will become effective starting January 1st, 2020. Please click the link below for the press release from the Housing Rights Center (HRC) addressing the new California tenant protections.
If you have any questions, feel free to reach the Housing Rights Center at (213) 397-8400 ext.1104
Tenants Together is a statewide coalition of local tenant organizations dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of California tenants to safe, decent, and affordable housing. Please click the links below for more information on resources such as: AB 1482, rent control laws, and sample letters.
New Law Related to Rent Increase Notification
As of January 1, 2020, AB 1110 requires a landlord provide 90 days’ notice for a rent increase on a residential dwelling month-to-month tenancy of more than 10% (of the amount of the rent charged to a tenant annually). Prior law required 60 days’ notice for a rent increase over 10%. A rent increase of 10% or less on a month-to-month tenancy remains at 30 days’ notice. For more information, please visit the state legislative website at: http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201920200AB1110
The 2019/2020 Landlord-Tenant Commissioners are:
Commissioner Tonja Stump, Chair
Commissioner Sheri Small, Vice-Chair
Commissioner Suzy Jacobs
Commissioner Judy Smith
Commissioner Cari Pelayo
For more information, please contact:
Burbank Housing Authority Office
150 N. Third St.
Burbank, CA 91502