Ellis Act Amendment - Payments to Low-Income Tenants Enacted - 1/29/00

ELLIS ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS PAYMENTS — Effective February 13, 2000

There was an amendment to the Rent Ordinance to increase the relocation payments to low income tenants subject an Ellis eviction (39.13). Ord. No. 5-00 requires payments of $4,500.00 to low income tenants, regardless of the size of the unit. Low income households are defined by the California State Health and Safety Code, Section 50079.5. A $3,000.00 payment to elderly and disabled remains unchanged.