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File #: 20-575    Version: 1
Type: Community & Economic Development Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/13/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/19/2020 Final action:
Title: Amendment to the Apartment Rent Ordinance Due to COVID-19 Pandemic to Allow a Temporary Reduction of Rent.
Attachments: 1. Memorandum, 2. Ordinance, 3. Letters from the Public

...Title

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

...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 contract rent and not on the monthly rent charged under those reduced rent agreements executed pursuant to the COVID-19 Rent Increase Moratorium; and

(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]

[Deferred from 5/12/2020 - Item 8.3 (20-564)]