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File #: 22-2623    Version: 1 Name:
Type: ITEMS FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSIDERATION Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/2/2022 In control: Office of Community Care
On agenda: 11/9/2022 Final action:
Title: Authorization of (1) an ordinance (a) repealing Ordinance No. 31521; (b) providing a saving clause; and (c) providing an effective date (Attachment A); and (2) a temporary ordinance (a) providing for a notice of proposed eviction by residential landlords before a notice to vacate a residential tenancy; (b) creating an offense; (c) providing a penalty not to exceed $500.00; (d) providing a savings clause; (e) providing a severability clause; and (f) providing an effective date (Attachment B) - Financing: No cost consideration to the City
Indexes: 100
Attachments: 1. Attachment A, 2. Attachment B, 3. FIF
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Workforce, Education, & Equity
AGENDA DATE: November 9, 2022
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): All
DEPARTMENT: Office of Community Care
EXECUTIVE: M. Elizabeth Cedillo-Pereira
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SUBJECT

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Authorization of (1) an ordinance (a) repealing Ordinance No. 31521; (b) providing a saving clause; and (c) providing an effective date (Attachment A); and (2) a temporary ordinance (a) providing for a notice of proposed eviction by residential landlords before a notice to vacate a residential tenancy; (b) creating an offense; (c) providing a penalty not to exceed $500.00; (d) providing a savings clause; (e) providing a severability clause; and (f) providing an effective date (Attachment B) - Financing: No cost consideration to the City

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BACKGROUND


On April 22, 2020, City Council approved the COVID Landlord-Tenant Notice Ordinance (Ordinance No. 31521) that established a notice provision prior to evicting residential tenants during the COVID-19 Pandemic. This item will repeal Ordinance No. 31521, which is specific to COVID-19, and create a new temporary ordinance limited to rent delinquency.

Under the proposed temporary ordinance, a residential landlord will be required to provide a notice that informs the tenant of the option to seek rental assistance and provides time for the negotiation of lease payment agreements prior to initiating the eviction process via a Notice to Vacate.

The Temporary Ordinance requires that the tenant respond to the notice no later than 10 days, in that time a tenant can cure overdue rent, fees, or other charges associated with the tenant's lease, negotiate a modification to the lease before the tenant loses housing, or provide the landlord with a rental assistance notice. If a tenant has provided the landlord with the rental assistance notice, the Ordinance delays eviction for 60 days.

The Temporary Ordinance excludes any delays of eviction when there is a br...

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