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   (Added by Ord. No. 185,797, Eff. 11/25/18.)
   A.   Landlord:  An owner, lessor or sublessor, (including any person, firm, corporation, partnership, or other entity) who receives or is entitled to receive Rent for the use of any rental unit, or the agent, representative or successor of any of the foregoing.
   B.   Rent:  The consideration, including any bonus, benefits or gratuity, demanded or received by a Landlord for or in connection with the use or occupancy of a rental unit, including, but not limited to, monies demanded or paid for the following: meals where required by the Landlord as a condition of the tenancy; parking; furnishings; other housing services of any kind; subletting; or security deposits.
   C.   Rental Units:  All residential real property, including, but not limited to, dwelling units, efficiency dwelling units, guest rooms and suites in the City of Los Angeles as defined in Section 12.03 of this Code, rented or offered for Rent for living or dwelling purposes, the land and buildings appurtenant thereto, and all housing services, privileges, furnishings and facilities supplied in connection with the use or occupancy thereof, including garage and parking facilities.  This term shall also include mobile homes, whether Rent is paid for the mobile homes and the land upon which the mobile home is located, or Rent is paid for the land alone.  The term shall not include housing accommodations that are specifically exempted from municipal regulation by state or federal law or administrative regulation.