ELLIS ACT AMENDMENTS ENACTED JANUARY 29, 2000

Amendments to the Rent Ordinance became law on January 29, 2000 that are intended to conform the Rent Ordinance with the State Ellis Act provisions, including those that became law in October 1999 (Senate Bill 948). These Ordinance amendments provide for longer notice periods to tenants subject to Ellis evictions, extends the time a tenant has to file a lawsuit and requires the Rent Board to record notices of constraints. Please refer to the Ordinance for more detail on these changes. View a copy of the Ordinance amendments, 348-99.