No, Its just a person or a family that owns this home
You are not covered under the CA Tenant Protection Act
You are not covered under the CA Tenant Protection. At the expiration of the lease term the owner, the owner can serve a rent increase.
Until we fight to repeal Costa Hawkins and provide more protections to single dwellings, people in Single Family homes are vulnerable.
Here are a few things you can still do:
You can try to ask for more time or try to negotiate with the landlord.
If you live in a building with other tenants you can organize with them to try to keep rent increases fair.
If this rent increase feels unfair due to the number of repair issues the landlord hasn’t fixed, then try to pay the rent increase and follow the steps in the repair section to get repairs done [Repairs]. But, if you are thinking of withholding rent then you should talk to a lawyer because this is very risky.