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File #: 20-564    Version: 1
Type: Community & Economic Development Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/6/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/12/2020 Final action:
Title: Amendment to the Apartment Rent Ordinance Due to COVID-19 Pandemic to Allow a Temporary Reduction of Rent. - RECOMMEND DEFERRAL
Attachments: 1. Letters from the Public

...Title

Amendment to the Apartment Rent Ordinance Due to COVID-19 Pandemic to Allow a Temporary Reduction of Rent. - RECOMMEND DEFERRAL

...Recommendations

Approve an ordinance amending the Apartment Rent Ordinance, Chapter 17.23 of Title 17 of the San José Municipal Code to provide the following: 

(a) Landlords who enter into reduced rent agreements with their tenants pursuant to the COVID-19 Rent Increase Moratorium Ordinance, Ordinance No. 30405, may base their Annual General Increase upon the previously-charged rent amount and not on the monthly rent charged under those reduced rent agreements executed pursuant to the COVID-19 Rent Increase Moratorium;

(b) This amendment will be effective for twelve months after expiration of the COVID-19 Rent Increase Moratorium.

CEQA: Not a Project, File No. PP17-008, General Procedure and Policy Making resulting in no changes to the physical environment. (Housing)

[Rules Committee referral 5/6/2020 - Item A.1.a]

RECOMMEND DEFERRAL TO 5/19/2020 PER ADMINISTRATION