Rent Leveling Board

Chapter 435 of the Township Code was amended and those changes went into effect on July 1, 2016. The ordinance restricts the increase of annual rents for tenants in properties containing 6 or more rental units, unless an exemption is received. View the current list of rent controlled properties-sorted by street (PDF). Previous ordinances would cover tenancies in existence before July 1, 2016.

Please find various informative documents to the right including the current ordinance and helpful information for both tenants and landlords.


Rent Increases & CPI Calculation

View the 2021 CPI Calculation through September 2021 (PDF). These increases are to be used for the renewals of tenancies in existence before July 1, 2016. Increases for those tenancies can be no higher than 3.5%. 

Tenancies started after July 1, 2016 shall adhere to the current ordinance

Data from Bureau of Labor Statistics, Series ID: CUURS12ASA0

2020 CPI Calculations (PDF)