Rent Adjustment Program Forms & Notices for Tenants


Petition for Determination of Tenant Protected Status (PDF)

Property owners and tenants may use this form to petition the Rent Adjustment Program for a hearing to address a tenant's claim of "protected status" as elderly, disabled, or catastrophically ill for the purposes of protection under the Just Cause for Eviction Ordinance.

Proof of Service (PDF)

This document is a stand-alone Proof of Service that can be used to serve any other RAP document that does not already include a Proof of Service.

Notice to Tenants of the Rent Adjustment Ordinance (English, Chinese, and Spanish) (PDF)

Under the Rent Adjustment Ordinance, property owners must give tenants a copy of the Notice of the Rent Adjustment Program (“The RAP Notice”) (1) at the commencement of a tenancy and are required to give it in three languages English, Spanish, and Chinese, AND (2) with every notice of rent increase (O.M.C 8.22.060, Rent Adjustment Ordinance Implementing Regulation 8.22.060.)

Under the Tenant Protections Ordinance (TPO), property owners of buildings with at least one interior common area accessible by all the tenants must post the RAP Notice in at least one such common area per building (O.M.C. 8.22.640.E.)

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