The overwhelming majority of new housing construction in California is governed by a Homeowner’s Association (HOA). Due to a loophole in state law, these HOAs can prohibit homeowners from renting their properties, thereby limiting the pool of rentals and driving up rents in all other properties.

AB 3182 amends existing law to make it illegal for HOAs to ban renters.

Click here for the official fact sheet.


Author: Phil Ting (D, AD 19)

Sponsor: California YIMBY


AB 3182 was signed by the governor on 9/28/2020

Assembly Floor (8/31/2020): 54 Yes / 16 No

Senate Floor (8/30/2020): 23 Yes / 9 No

Press Coverage

HOA Rental Laws Would Be Substantially Changed Under AB 3182 – California Globe

HOA Homefront: Assembly Bill 3182 proposes ending HOA restrictions on rental units – OC Register

Governor Signs Housing, Sustainable Transportation Bills – Street Blog California


  • California YIMBY (Sponsor)
  • Bay Area Council
  • Lake Wildwood Association