Renters Get Warning For Large Hikes

New legislation forces landlords to notify tenants 60 days in advance for rent increases over 10 percent.

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September 27, 2000, 1:00 PM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech


In the Bay Area, the nation's most expensive housing market, renters faces skyrocketing rents.New legislation will force landlords to notify tenants 60 days in advance for rent increases over 10 percent."Affordable housing advocates applauded the new law, which extends the notice period by 30 days for large rent hikes, but said it doesn't change the Bay Area's shortage of affordable housing or make the task of finding a new place to live any easier."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

Wednesday, September 27, 2000 in Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek

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