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    May 9, 2007, 11:45 AM
    Rent Increase at Lease Renewal
    I live in California and I need to know how much the rent can be increased when renewing a lease. I do not live in a rent controlled area.
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    May 9, 2007, 12:20 PM
    Hello scorp:

    If the rent is not controlled, it can be raised as much as the market will bear.

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    May 9, 2007, 12:57 PM
    As much as the market will allow.
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    May 9, 2007, 02:08 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by scorpiosb28
    I live in California and I need to know how much the rent can be increased when renewing a lease. I do not live in a rent controlled area.
    Take a look at your lease. If there aren't any terms stating the amount of an increase upon renewal and you don't live in a rent controlled area then the Landlord can ask for whatever they want. I would think though, upon reason.

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