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File #: 17-314    Version:
Type: Community & Economic Development Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/25/2017 In control: Housing Department
On agenda: 11/14/2017 Final action:
Title: Actions Related to the Apartment Rent Ordinance and Regulations.
Sponsors: City Council
Attachments: 1. Memorandum, 2. Memorandum from Councilmember Jones, 3. Memorandum from Vice Mayor Carrasco & CM Peralez, 4. Memo from CMs Davis, Khamis and Diep, 5. Memo from CMs Arenas and Jimenez, 6. Memo from Councilmember Rocha, 7. Memo from Councilmember Arenas, 8. Memo from Councilmember Jimenez, 9. Supplemental Memorandum, 10. Ordinance - Part (a), 11. Resolution - Part (b), 12. Public Comment_Item 4.5

...Title

Actions Related to the Apartment Rent Ordinance and Regulations.

...Recommendations

(a)                     Approve an ordinance amending Parts 1 through 9 of Chapter 17.23 of Title 17 of the San José Municipal Code to make changes including revising the petition and hearing process, providing for the registration of rent stabilized units, exempting units with affordable housing vouchers from annual rent increase limitations, authorizing tenant buyout agreements, and including one of the following options:

(1)                     Retain the limit on annual rent increases as 5% with no banking, and implement a capital improvement pass through petition process for specified improvements including sustainability, safety and seismic upgrades and major system upgrades that improve housing services.

Or

(2)                     Modify the annual increase to 100% of the San Francisco-Oakland-San José Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), with a 2% floor and an 8% ceiling for annual increases, allow maximum allowable rate form of banking with a limit of 5% in any one year; implement a capital improvement pass through petition process for specified improvements including sustainability, safety and seismic upgrades, major system upgrades that improve housing services and major maintenance replacements for a five-year period, and allow the pass through of 50% of program administrative fees.

(b)                     Adopt a resolution approving the Regulations implementing Parts 1 through 9 of Chapter 17.23 of Title 17 of the San José Municipal Code.

(c)                     Accept the Staff Report and its recommendation not to include a one-year lease requirement or duplexes in this amendment to Chapter 17.23 of Title 17 of the San José Municipal Code.

CEQA: Statutorily Exempt, File No. PP17-075, CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), No potential for causing a significant effect on the environment. (Housing)

NOT TO BE HEARD BEFORE 3:00 P.M.