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    There were three community outreach meetings in November 2018 regarding proposed changes to the Tenant Protection Ordinance. The summary of public comments from those meetings is available here. The results of the survey sent to collect data from duplex owners is available here.

    City Council directed the Housing Department to follow up on amendments both to the Tenant Protection Ordinance (TPO) and Source of Income: 

    Tenant Protection Ordinance:

    • Amend the TPO to potentially apply to duplexes;
    • Require apartment owners to post a notice summarizing the requirements of the TPO including prohibited actions such as retaliation, harassment, and intimidation against tenants based on their immigration status;
    • Add a tenant's right to return to the household if acquitted/dismissed from criminal action which caused termination of tenancy; and
    • Add a provision recognizing the protections afforded to victims of violence consistent with California and Federal law. 


    Source of Income: 

    • Develop an ordinance that prohibits landlords from discriminating against tenants due to their source(s) of income. 

    At this time, the City Council is tentatively scheduled to consider these revisions on: 


 

Date

Location

Time


December 11, 2018

 

San José City Hall
200 E. Santa Clara Street
Council Chambers
San José, CA 95113


TBD

 


If you have questions about the Tenant Protection Ordinance, please contact Rachel VanderVeen at 408-535-8231 or . If you have questions about Source of Income, please contact Kristen Clements at 408-535-8236 or .

 Date

Time

Location

Community Meeting
Thursday, August 24, 2017

6:30 –  8:30 pm

Educational Park Branch Library
1772 Educational Park Dr

Community Meeting
Thursday, August 31, 2017

2:00 - 4:00 pm

City Hall Wing Rooms

200 E. Santa Clara St

Housing & Community Development Commission
Thursday, September 14, 2017

5:45 p.m.

City Hall Wing Rooms

200 E. Santa Clara St


 Date

Time

Location

Community Meeting
Thursday, August 24, 2017

6:30 –  8:30 pm

Educational Park Branch Library
1772 Educational Park Dr

Community Meeting
Thursday, August 31, 2017

2:00 - 4:00 pm

City Hall Wing Rooms

200 E. Santa Clara St

Housing & Community Development Commission
Thursday, September 14, 2017

5:45 p.m.

City Hall Wing Rooms

200 E. Santa Clara St


 Date

Time

Location

Community Meeting
Thursday, August 24, 2017

6:30 –  8:30 pm

Educational Park Branch Library
1772 Educational Park Dr

Community Meeting
Thursday, August 31, 2017

2:00 - 4:00 pm

City Hall Wing Rooms

200 E. Santa Clara St

Housing & Community Development Commission
Thursday, September 14, 2017

5:45 p.m.

City Hall Wing Rooms

200 E. Santa Clara St


 Date Time Location
 Wednesday, January 10, 2018
 9:00—11:00 a.m.
City Hall, Wing Rm. 118
200 E Santa Clara Street
 Friday, January 19, 2018
 2:00—4:00 p.m.
City Hall, Wing Rm. 120
200 E Santa Clara Street
 Thursday, January 25, 2018
 6:30—8:30 p.m.
Cypress Community Center
403 Cypress Avenue