Join our webinar that will address the crucial question on every landlord’s mind: “Can I raise the rent for my unit?” While this question may seem simple, the truth is that navigating the various laws governing rent increases can be complex and challenging.

In this informative webinar, we will provide you with a
comprehensive overview of the different laws that directly
impact your ability to raise rent, ensuring that you have a
clear understanding of how they work in practice.

Key topics covered in this webinar include:

  1. An Introduction to Rent Control: Gain insights into the history of rent control in California, as well as its basic principles and its implications for landlords.
  2. Overview of Local Rent Control Ordinances: Learn about some of the common characteristics of local rent control ordinances.
  3. Statewide Rent Control Under AB 1482: Become familiar with the key provisions of California’s AB 1482 law and how it places limits on raising rent.
  4. California’s Anti-Price Gouging Law: Expand your understanding of the sometimes-complex Anti-Price Gouging Law and how it impacts rent increases during times of emergency.
  5. Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program: Gain a general understanding of the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program and some of its requirements as they pertain to raising rent.
  6. Providing Notice of Rent Increase: Learn the essential steps and legal requirements for providing proper rent increase notices to your tenants.


Heidi Palutke, Education, Policy and Compliance Counsel, California Apartment Association

Heidi Palutke holds principal responsibility for CAA’s compliance and education programs, including the development of statewide and local compliance forms and materials. She conducts research and analysis of state and local legislation to support CAA’s public affairs team. She also represents CAA before various regulatory agencies and departments and manages CAA’s various litigation projects.

Embert P. Madison, Jr, State Advocacy and Compliance Counsel, California Apartment Association

Embert P. Madison, Jr. analyzes and drafts state legislation impacting CAA, develops CAA’s education and compliance materials, and supplements CAA’s advocacy with legal input on legislative proposals. Embert has extensive experience drafting state legislation due to his time with the Office of Legislative Counsel and has years of private practice experience advocating on behalf of property owners in real estate transactions and land use projects. Embert has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of California, Riverside, a Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Davis, and is a member of the California State Bar.

Original Broadcast Date: July 2023
On-Demand Webinar Cost: $49 CAA Member/ $89 Non-Member
Estimated Course Length: 1 Hr.

Qualifies for 1 Unit of CCRM Continuing Education Credit for current CCRM Certified Individuals.

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