Effective April 27, 2020, Richmond tenants in units covered under the Richmond Rent Ordinance are protected from rent increases until at least May 31, 2020.  The Richmond Coronavirus/COVID-19 rent increase moratorium does not apply to tenants in single-family homes, housing units built after February 1995, tenants in project-based section 8, section 202, or public housing units.

Richmond tenants are also protected by the Richmond Coronavirus/COVID-19 eviction moratorium.  Click here to learn more.

Click here to read the unabridged Richmond Coronavirus/COVID-19 Rent Increase Moratorium.

If you are a Richmond tenant with questions about your rights under the Richmond Coronavirus/COVID-19 eviction moratorium or have questions about, Richmond Rent Controlthe Richmond Rent Ordinance, or California Rent Control (AB 1482), contact Astanehe Law to speak with a tenant attorney.