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Housing Resources


Resources for First-Time Homebuyers

Thinking about buying your first home? The City of Los Angeles Housing Department (LAHD) offers two programs, the Low Income Purchase Assistance (LIPA) and Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC), that can help you achieve your dream of homeownership.

Resources for Existing Homeowners

Owning a home comes with it many responsibilities. We invite you to look through LAHD's programs and services that cater to your needs.

California Mortgage Relief

The California Mortgage Relief Program has already provided millions of dollars in critical assistance to thousands of California homeowners struggling with financial hardships. This government program is free, and here to help. There is nothing to pay back.


LAHD Resources for Renters

Nearly 60% of all Los Angeles residents live in rental housing. LAHD offers services and resources to this renter population to ensure their rights are protected, they are living under safe conditions and they know where they should go for help.

File a Complaint with LAHD

If you have experienced a violation of the RSO, the City’s no-fault eviction protections or are living under unsafe or unhealthy conditions, file a complaint and LAHD will help you address your housing issues and habitability concerns. 

LADWP Rebates & Programs

LADWP offers a variety of energy efficiency and water conservation rebates and programs for both residential customers (tenants, homeowners, and landlords) and commercial customers.

Rental Property Owners

LAHD Resources for Rental Property Owners

LAHD offers a variety of programs and services for property owners to invest in their properties and have a positive return on their investment.

Overview of Rental Stabilization Ordinance

If you own rental property built on or before October 1, 1978 in the City of Los Angeles, it may be subject to the city’s Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO). 

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Learn More About Accessory Dwelling Units

An ADU is an attached or detached residential dwelling unit that provides complete independent living facilities for one or more persons and is located on a lot with a proposed or existing primary residence. Follow the link to learn more.