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New state laws that will affect the rental housing industry in 2022


Landlord-tenant laws taking effect next year address a variety of topics, from code enforcement to emotional support animals to how tenants access the property.

Below you’ll find summaries of these laws, which take effect Jan. 1, 2022, and details on CAA’s upcoming New Laws Webinar.

Code enforcement response: AB 838 by Assemblywoman Laura Friedman, D- Glendale, will prohibit local code enforcement agencies from placing restrictions or preconditions, such as mandating that the rent be paid in full, before responding to habitability complaints.

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