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Owning Rental Property in Santa Monica

Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 9:30 a.m. - Noon, Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd

At this seminar, owners and managers learn the basics of the Santa Monica Rent Control Law and how to avoid common pitfalls. Topics include rents, amenities, maintenance, eviction limitations, restrictions on change of use, and services available through the Rent Control office.

You can register by calling 310-458-8751 or emailing

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Below are links to videos of live seminars from previous years that may be viewed online. In some cases, there are also links to PowerPoint presentations that were used in live seminars and have since been modified for viewing online. For either format, it is not unlikely you will want to pause the presentation during the course of the seminar, especially if a subject is being discussed about which you have a particular interest. To pause or re-start presentations, simply left-click on your mouse while your cursor is anywhere on the image of the presentation.

In case you would like to attend a seminar but cannot make it at the scheduled time, one of these archived seminars may be helpful.

Calculating the Annual Rent Increase (2016) PowerPoint Presentation (19 min)

Landlord-Tenant Forum (2016) Full-length Video (2 hrs 13 min)

Tenants' Introduction to Rent Control (2016) PowerPoint Presentation (45 min)

Owning Rent-Controlled Property in Santa Monica (2017) PowerPoint Presentation (49 min)

Owning Rent-Controlled Property in Santa Monica (2017) Full-length Video (2 hrs)

Rental Property Maintenance (2018) Full-length Video (1 hr 52 min)

Landlord-Tenant Forum (2018) Full-length Video (1 hr 55 min)



2018 Landlord-Tenant Forum at Virginia Avenue Park

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