Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 25, § 7888 - Rent Adjustment Procedures

(a) With respect to the assisted units, tenant's incomes shall be recertified once each year for households in family projects and at least once every two years for households in elderly projects.
(b) If, upon recertification, there have been changes in the household income, the household's rent shall be re-established in accordance with Section 7806, or established at market rent, whichever is indicated.
(c) Base rents may be adjusted at any time following adjustment of cost of living increases pursuant to Section 11453 of the Welfare and Institutions Code and publication of new area median incomes by the Department, and utility cost adjustments shall be made pursuant to Section7806. A 30-day notice of utility allowance or base rent change shall be given to the tenant prior to the effective date of such an increase or decrease.
(d) Following completion of recertification of tenant income, a 30-day notice to the tenant of rent increase or decrease must be given prior to the effective date of such an adjustment.
(e) Prior to any change in rent, the sponsor shall notify each tenant, in writing, of informal meetings with the sponsor to discuss the rent changes.
(f) Where rents in assisted units are established and charged pursuant to Section 7806(g), then rents shall be adjusted in accordance with the rules and regulations governing the Federal Section 8program.


Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 25, § 7888

Note: Authority cited: Section 50737, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Section 50749, Health and Safety Code.

1. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 11-13-80 as an emergency; effective upon filing (Register 80, No. 46). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL within 120 days or emergency language will be repealed on 3-13-81.
2. Certificate of Compliance transmitted to OAL 3-13-81 and filed 4-14-81 (Register 81, No. 16).
3. New subsection (f) filed 10-25-82; effective upon filing pursuant to Government Code Section 11346.2(d) (Register 82, No. 44).

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