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We live in Los Angeles calif, in a neighborhood called

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We live in Los Angeles calif , in a neighborhood called highland park . We moved in March 2015. On 7/31/2015, we received a notice that the apt. Building was now under new management and new owner . They are increasing the monthly rent from 1450.00 to 2000.00 .is this legal and what rights do we have. We are receiving a 60 day notice /agreement ,but we feel this can not be legal???
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Irwin Law replied 1 year ago.

It certainly does not sound legal. The new owner cannot change existing leases. You didn't say anything about signing a lease when you moved in.

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