Rent Leveling Board

Chapter 435 of the Township Code was amended and 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)

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


Rent Increases & CPI Calculation

View the 2021 CPI Calculation through March 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)