• Mountain View: Rent board seeks to avoid exorbitant rent increases after pandemic

    11 days ago - By Bésame

    MOUNTAIN VIEW - With the city confronting soaring rents, Mountain View could soon require landlords to limit rent increases for certain tenants with pandemic-era discounted lease agreements to avoid an exorbitant jump in monthly rent when their lease ends.
    Tenants who received discounts during the pandemic - such as first month free rent or a dollar amount discount - when the rental market in Mountain View suffered and vacancies went through the roof may be entitled to a lower increase in rent as members of the Rental Housing Committee considered amending the city's five-year-old rent...
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