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Rent control law may constrain city's earthquake safety program

Mountain View's renter protections could prevent landlords from recouping costs of retrofitting

by Kevin Forestieri

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee took a wait-and-see approach Monday night on whether landlords could charge tenants higher rents in order to pay for expensive seismic retrofits for buildings vulnerable to earthquakes.

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