Heads Landlords Win, Tales Tenants Lose [Update]

City Council baked tenants a full loaf of protections when it unanimously adopted an ‘urgency ordinance’ in January. Annual rent increases were limited to 3% and significant relocation fees were obligated for any involuntary tenancy termination. That put the brake on no-cause evictions, and residents who rent have waited for such protection from City Hall for 30 years. But a month later it looks like landlords have gobbled half that loaf!

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