Glendale Landlords May Soon Have to Limit Annual Rent Increases to 7% or Pay Tenant Relocation Fees


Glendale Landlords May Soon Have to Limit Annual Rent Increases to 7% or Pay Tenant Relocation Fees

2019-02-08T16:38:44+00:00February 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Glendale officials signaled Tuesday evening they would support a proposed ordinance requiring landlords to offer tenants a one-year lease and pay relocation fees if their rent is raised more than 7% annually and the tenant opts to leave.

A vote on the Right to Lease ordinance — the result of months of debate over how to address rising rents in the city that have sent some residents packing — is tentatively scheduled for next Tuesday.

In an unexpected twist, Mayor Zareh Sinanyan, who has supported rent control in the past, recused himself at the suggestion of City Atty. Michael Garcia.

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