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East Palo Alto unanimously backs new tenant-protection ordinance

Original post made on Apr 2, 2014

East Palo Alto City Council Tuesday night unanimously threw its support behind a new tenant-protection ordinance after hearing more than a dozen residents urge city officials to protect tenants against displacement, a decline in affordable housing and an imbalance between tenants and landlords.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 9:16 AM

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Posted by Toady
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Apr 2, 2014 at 9:49 am

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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Apr 2, 2014 at 11:58 am

Hmmm is a registered user.

Thank you for this very informative article. It was a great meeting. This article accurately reflects that.


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Posted by Tenant in South Palo
a resident of Barron Park
on Apr 2, 2014 at 12:26 pm

Maybe South Palo Alto needs a similar ordinance.


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Posted by Memories
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jul 18, 2014 at 5:37 pm

Getting rid of Magda Gonzalez as city manager and getting Equity Residential's Christopher Peter off of the rent board are two of the ways to protect residents. Now perhaps Mayor Laura Martinez won't be so eager to call Gonzalez her mentor. Will the mayor run again for office? Democracy in action!


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