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File #: LB 20-035   
Section: Legislative Business Status: Agenda Ready
Meeting Body: City Council
Agenda Date: 7/14/2020 Final action:
Subject: Residential Rent Stabilization and Tenant Protections: (1) Introduce an Ordinance Amending Chapter 12, Article 1 of the Hayward Municipal Code Relating to Residential Rent Stabilization and Tenant Protections; (2) Introduce an Ordinance Adding Chapter 12 Article 2 of the Hayward Municipal Code Related to Tenant Relocation Assistance; (3) Adopt a Resolution Authorizing Amendment to Resolution 20-060 City of Hayward Fiscal Year 2021 Master Fee Schedule to Establish an Amount of Relocation Assistance; and (4) Provide a Progress Report on Implementation of Residential Rent Stabilization and Tenant Protection Ordinance (Report from Deputy City Manager Ott)
Attachments: 1. Attachment I Staff Report, 2. Attachment II Amendment to RRSO, 3. Attachment III Tenant Relocation Assistance Ordinance, 4. Attachment IV Amendment to Master Fee Schedule, 5. Attachment V RRSO Revisions Summary, 6. Attachment VI Tenant Protection Act Analysis, 7. Attachment VII Tenant Relocation Assistance Summary, 8. Attachment VIII RRSO Marketing and Resources Summary
Related files: CONS 20-397, CONS 20-398, RPT 21-097
DATE: July 14, 2020

TO: Mayor and City Council

FROM: Deputy City Manager

SUBJECT

Residential Rent Stabilization and Tenant Protections: (1) Introduce an Ordinance Amending Chapter 12, Article 1 of the Hayward Municipal Code Relating to Residential Rent Stabilization and Tenant Protections; (2) Introduce an Ordinance Adding Chapter 12 Article 2 of the Hayward Municipal Code Related to Tenant Relocation Assistance; (3) Adopt a Resolution Authorizing Amendment to Resolution 20-060 City of Hayward Fiscal Year 2021 Master Fee Schedule to Establish an Amount of Relocation Assistance; and (4) Provide a Progress Report on Implementation of Residential Rent Stabilization and Tenant Protection Ordinance

RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

That the Council:
1. Introduces an Ordinance (Attachment II) amending Chapter 12, Article 1 of the Hayward Municipal Code Relating to Residential Rent Stabilization and Tenant Protections;
2. Introduces an Ordinance (Attachment III) adding Chapter 12, Article 2 to the Hayward Municipal Code Relating to Tenant Relocation Assistance, and
3. Adopts a Resolution (Attachment IV) authorizing an amendment to Resolution 20-060, the resolution for the City of Hayward Fiscal Year 2021 Master Fee Schedule associated with the administration of the Ordinance governing Permanent and Temporary Relocation Assistance.

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SUMMARY

This item provides an update on the first six months of implementation of the City's Residential Rent Stabilization and Tenant Protection Ordinance (RRSO) and presents recommendations for amending the ordinance in order to clarify language, align with State Law, and address key policy issues identified by the Homeless Housing Task Force (HHTF) and City Council. On March 5, 2020, the HHTF received an update from staff on the implementation of the RRSO and the impact of the State's Tenant Protection Act (TPA), which became effective on January 1, 2020, as well as discussed several recommendations for r...

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