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News - March 30, 2018

RHC majority pushes for extra rent increase

Lawyers for rent control committee warn the plan will invite lawsuits

by Mark Noack

Mountain View's landlords could be granted a bonus 2.6 percent increase on the apartment rents they charge under a plan pushed forward by the Rental Housing Committee on Monday night. The extra rent hike was promoted as a way to balance out a lapse caused by a citywide rent rollback; however, tenant advocates warned that such a move is blatantly illegal under the city's rent control law.

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