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Mountain View landlords aren't registering units with the city, prompting calls for more enforcement

Original post made on Apr 7, 2022

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee agreed last week to consider new ways to get property owners to register rental units with the city, a requirement that has gone ignored by many landlords.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, April 7, 2022, 12:46 PM

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Posted by JustAWorkingStiff
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Apr 7, 2022 at 2:33 pm

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Has the RHC considered doing an internal audit to look for inefficiencies and counter-productive behavior and outcomes, and report back to council?
Get input from both tenants and housing providers.
Maybe there are some issues that cause people to avoid participating.
Hint Hint.

Posted by LongResident
a resident of another community
on Apr 7, 2022 at 3:02 pm

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Maybe all withhold of say 10% of rent vs. all of it. The landlords are withholding because they can with no penalty. There should be a cost. All the rent is too much. Won't happen. Puts too much strain on tenant. Even 3% might work.

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