Without rent control, there’s no legal cap to how high rent can go. But the Orange County Board of Commissioners is set to discuss possible ways to stabilize rent increases at its next public meeting on April 5. Ahead of that meeting, county residents are encouraged to email commissioners with their own stories of rent hikes.
Baldwin Park is one of the most expensive neighborhoods in the city:
Clark knows, generally, rent prices tend to be higher in her Baldwin Park neighborhood than some other parts of the city. But still, she doesn’t feel the $655 rental increase she saw advertised online is fair — especially, she said, since her apartment community didn’t make any significant improvements over the past year.