Sacramento Rent Control


The intent of the program is to provide safeguards when renting in city of Sacramento. Some of the key provisions include:

  • Limiting annual rent increases to 6% plus the change in the Consumer Price Index with a maximum increase of 10%.
  • Prohibiting evictions of tenants who have resided in a rental unit for more than 12 months without just cause.
  • Establishing a rental housing registry and an annual Tenant Protection Program fee for landlords that are subject to the code.
  • Establishing processes for tenants and landlords to submit petitions for hearings related to rent increases and evictions.