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Defeated: San Jose anti-housing proposal that interferes with apartment sales

A San Jose City Council committee on Monday, March 27, rejected a proposal that would have interfered with the right of apartment owners to list their properties for sale on the open market. 

Laws and regulations

City of San Jose – Housing Payment Equality Ordinance

Effective Sept. 26, 2019, the City of San Jose prohibits discrimination based on a tenant’s source of income, including the receipt of housing subsidies, such as Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers.
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In November 2017 the San Jose City Council voted to replace the City’s nearly forty-year-old rent control law with a new rent control ordinance. The new Apartment Rent Ordinance (ARO) took…

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The California Apartment Association has worked with the city of San Jose to require that tenants declare COVID-related financial hardships before qualifying for the city’s new rent freeze. The new…