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News - August 31, 2018

A trial balloon goes before rental committee

First appeal showcases complexity of rental disputes

by Mark Noack

One landlord's push to raise rents spurred the Mountain View Rental Housing Committee on Monday to hold something like a courtroom trial, with committee members serving as appellate judges. It was the first instance of the rental committee taking a direct role in deciding whether an individual landlord was earning a fair profit under the city's complex rent control restrictions.

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