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File #: 20-0228    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 2/19/2020 In control: * Concurrent Meeting of the Oakland Redevelopment Successor Agency and the City Council
On agenda: 5/5/2020 Final action:
Title: Subject: Tenant Protection, Just Cause, & Rent Ordinance Amendments From: City Attorney Parker, Councilmember Bas And Pro Tem Kalb Recommendation: Adopt An Ordinance Amending Chapter 8.22 Of The Oakland Municipal Code (Residential Rent Adjustments And Evictions) To (1) Limit The Maximum Rent Increase In Any One Year To Conform To State Law; (2) Make Failure To Pay Required Relocation Benefits An Affirmative Defense To Eviction; (3) Limit Late Fees; (4) Prohibit Unilaterally Imposed Changes To Terms Of Tenancy; (5) Add One-For-One Replacement Of Roommates To The Definition Of Housing Services; (6) Prohibit Eviction Based On Additional Occupants If Landlord Unreasonably Refused Tenant’s Written Request To Add Occupant(S); And (7) Strengthen Tenants’ Rights And Enforcement Of Tenants’ Rights Under The Tenant Protection Ordinance [TITLE CHANGE]
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Subject:                     Tenant Protection, Just Cause, & Rent Ordinance Amendments                     

From:                                          City Attorney Parker, Councilmember Bas And Pro Tem Kalb                     

Recommendation: Adopt An Ordinance Amending Chapter 8.22 Of The Oakland Municipal Code (Residential Rent Adjustments And Evictions) To (1) Limit The Maximum Rent Increase In Any One Year To Conform To State Law; (2) Make Failure To Pay Required Relocation Benefits An Affirmative Defense To Eviction; (3) Limit Late Fees; (4) Prohibit Unilaterally Imposed Changes To Terms Of Tenancy; (5) Add One-For-One Replacement Of Roommates To The Definition Of Housing Services; (6) Prohibit Eviction Based On Additional Occupants If Landlord Unreasonably Refused Tenant’s Written Request To Add Occupant(S); And (7) Strengthen Tenants’ Rights And Enforcement Of Tenants’ Rights Under The Tenant Protection Ordinance [TITLE CHANGE]