Rent Stabilization Manager (151 views)

7556 Hermes Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90046 US
March 25, 2024 2024-05-24
Job Description

Rent Stabilization Manager
Human Services and Rent Stabilization Departments

City of West Hollywood, California
Annual Salary:
$173,279 – $228,058 DOE/DOQ


The City of West Hollywood (WeHo) is seeking a Rent Stabilization Manager to oversee critical efforts to preserve the affordability, availability, and inclusivity of housing! This Manager will oversee the Rent Stabilization Division’s 11 full-time staff members. They will play a pivotal role in overseeing the regulatory functions that ensure fair and equitable treatment within the City’s rental housing market. With a majority of residential units in the City falling under rent control ordinances, a background in navigating similar regulations is highly desired. They will also effectively staff the dedicated Rent Stabilization Commission, recognizing its importance in safeguarding the rights of both renters and landlords while mitigating legal liabilities. The successful candidate will engage in special projects aimed at improving quality of life for residents. They will be a thoughtful, communicative, and emotionally intelligent leader with the technical abilities to play a critical role in this progressive and innovative city government. Shape the future of rent stabilization in a unique small city – apply today!

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The Rent Stabilization Manager will lead a team of information coordinators who offer guidance on ordinances, develop unique programs tailored to the community’s needs, and provide other crucial housing services. They will spearhead initiatives aimed at enhancing rent stabilization programs, implement new software to streamline processes, and collaborate closely with the Rent Stabilization Commission, recognizing its importance in safeguarding the rights of both renters and landlords while mitigating legal liabilities.

The ideal candidate should possess a strong background in municipal housing initiatives. With tenant protection being a critical priority, a thorough understanding of enforcing anti-harassment ordinances is crucial for creating a secure and respectful environment for renters, as well as a fair and equitable process for landlords. Additionally, the Manager will collaborate with the City Council, staff, and the broader community to develop housing policy, requiring familiarity with tenant regulatory requirements and policies. This Manager must exhibit the ability to adeptly communicate, actively listen, and diplomatically resolve conflicts, all while exemplifying strong leadership qualities that not only instill trust but also cultivate a culture of collaboration among team members and external partners alike.


Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job, such as:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field
  • Five to seven years of progressively responsible related experience


  • Master’s degree or Juris Doctor


An annual salary of $173,279 – $228,058 DOE/DOQ, plus a generous benefits package.

HOW TO APPLY: For first consideration, apply by April 17th at:


Virtual interviews will be held on May 2nd. Finalists will move forward to a round two, in-person interviews on May 10th. Selected candidates must be available for all dates.



Please contact your recruiter, Levi, with any questions: