Rules & Regulations

Table of Contents

PART 1 - DEFINITIONS

Section:

1.10 Alternates
1.11 Anniversary Date
1.12 Annual Rent Increase
1.13 Capital Improvements
1.14 Energy Conservation
1.15 Newly Covered Unit
1.16 Proposition I Affected Unit
1.17 Rental Units
1.18 Substantial Rehabilitation
1.19 Tenant's Utilities
1.20 Wrongful Eviction
1.21 Tenant in Occupancy

PART 2 - BOARD ORGANIZATION AND PROCEDURES

Section:

2.10 Election of Officers
2.11 Board Alternates
2.12 Decisions by the Board
2.13 Board Meetings
2.14 Agenda
2.15 Per Diem Compensation
2.16 Financial Disclosure
2.17 Conflict of Interest
2.18 Waiver of Regulations
2.19 Advisory Opinions
2.20 Index of Decisions

PART 3 - FEES

Section:

3.10 Amount of Fees
3.11 Waiver of Fees [Deleted]
3.12 Deposit of Estimator Fees

PART 4 - RENT INCREASES NOT REQUIRING APPROVAL

Section:

4.10 Notice
4.11 Computation of Passthrough of Gas & Electricity
4.12 Banking
4.13 Charges Related to Excess Water Use
4.14 Water Revenue Bond Passthrough
4.15 Effect of Vacancy

PART 5 - LANDLORD PETITION FOR ARBITRATION

Section:

5.10 Who Must File
5.11 Information to Accompany Landlord Petition
5.12 Time of Filing Petition
5.13 Imposition of Rent Increases Granted by the Hearing Officer
5.14 Administrative Dismissal

PART 6 - RENT INCREASE JUSTIFICATIONS

Section:

6.10 Operating and Maintenance Expenses
6.11 Comparables
6.12 Defenses
6.13 Prohibition Against Agreements to Pay Additional Rent for Additional Occupants
6.14 Establishing Rental Rates for Subsequent Occupants
6.15 Subletting and Assignment
6.16 Utility Passthrough

PART 7 - LANDLORD APPLICATIONS FOR CERTIFICATION OF CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, REHABILITATION, AND/OR ENERGY CONSERVATION WORK

Section:

7.10 Filing
7.11 Inspection of the Building
7.12 Allocation of Cost of Improvements or Work to Individual Units
7.13 Valuation of Uncompensated Labor
7.14 Allowance of Interest
7.15 Tenant Objections
7.16 Base Rent
7.17 Administrative Dismissal
7.18 Repair & Rehabilitation Work Due to Natural Disaster

PART 8 - LANDLORD APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATION OF SUBSTANTIAL REHABILITATION

Section:

8.10 Who Must File
8.11 Time of Filing Application
8.12 Application for Certification
8.13 Fees
8.14 Notification of Tenants
8.15 Valuation of Uncompensated Labor
8.16 Inspection of Building
8.17 Tenant Objections

PART 9 - TENANT SUMMARY PETITIONS

Section:

9.10 Grounds for Summary Petitions

PART 10 - TENANT PETITION FOR ARBITRATION

Section:

10.10 Decrease in Services
10.11 Failure to Perform Ordinary Repair and Maintenance
10.12 Documentation of Gas and Electrical Increases
10.13 Improper Utility Passthrough
10.14 Improper Water Revenue Bond Passthrough
10.15 Tenant Financial Hardship Applications

PART 11 - HEARINGS

Section:

11.10 Time for Hearing; Consolidation
11.11 Notice of Hearing; Response
11.12 Notice to Attorney
11.13 Postponements
11.14 Absence of Parties
11.15 Mediation
11.16 Refusal of Hearing in Certain Instances
11.17 Conduct of Hearing
11.18 Burden of Proof
11.19 Stipulations
11.20 Record of Proceedings
11.21 Party Use of Reporter
11.22 Personal Appearances and Representation by Agents
11.23 Legal Representation or Assistance of an Interpreter in Certain Cases
11.24 Decisions of the Hearing Officer
11.25 Expedited Hearings

PART 12 - LEGAL ACTIONS UNDER ORDINANCE SECTION 37.9(e)

Section:

12.10 Reports of Alleged Wrongful Evictions; Notice to Parties
12.11 Investigation of Reports of Alleged Wrongful Eviction
12.12 Hearing of Alleged Wrongful Eviction
12.13 Legal Action
12.14 Evictions under Section 37.9(a)(8)
12.15 Evictions Regarding Capital Improvement or Rehabilitation Work
12.16 Re-occupancy Following Evictions Under Section 37.9(a)(11)
12.17 Notices to Vacate Filed with the Board
12.18 Deleted June 29, 1999
12.19 Other Displacements
12.20 Evictions under Section 37.9(a)(2)