Unit has been Issued a Government Agency Order

The Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO) allows a landlord who has an order to comply, order to vacate, order to abate, or other order that necessitates the vacating of the unit from a governmental agency such as the Housing + Community Investment Department (HCIDLA), Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety (LADBS), Los Angeles County Health Department, Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD).

Who Can Apply

A landlord who has received an order  to comply, order to vacate, order to abate, or other order that necessitates the vacating of the unit from a governmental agency such as HCIDLA, Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety (LADBS), Los Angeles County Health Department, Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD).

What You Must Do

  • Submit a copy of the Governmental Agency Order which is the subject of this application.

  • A copy of the Governmental Agency Order must be provided to the tenant at time of service.

  • Once the application is processed and the tenant relocation assistance determination has been issued the landlord must serve and pay proper relocation to tenant in accordance with State Law Requirements.

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE

Paragon Partners will determine the relocation assistance which the tenant is entitled to and can be reached at (888) 899-7498. 

All determinations are mailed to the landlord and the tenant. If you disagree with the relocation assistance determination, you have the right to appeal the determination within 15 days of the issuance of the relocation determination issued by Paragon Partners. 

The property owner should provide the tenants with the relocation assistance payment within 15 days of service of the eviction notice. This payment can be made either directly to you or through an escrow account.

Appeal Process

  • To qualify for an exemption from the appeal filing fee, the applicant’s annual household earnings must be no more than 50 percent of the median income in the Los Angeles area.  If you do not qualify for an exemption, you must submit the $200 filing fee before an appeal can be scheduled.