Rules & Regulations

Amended: September 11, 2018

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Section Subject
   
PART 1:  DEFINITIONS
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 Eviciton
1.21 Tenant in Occupancy
   
PART 2:  BOARD ORGANIZATION AND PROCEDURES
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 Wiaver of Regulations
2.19 Advisory Opinions
2.20 Index of Decisions
   
PART 3:  FEES
3.10 Amount of Fees
3.11 Waiver of Fees [Deleted]
3.12 Deposit of Estimator Fees
   
PART 4:  RENT INCREASES NOT REQUIRING APPROVAL
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
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 Hearing Officer
5.14 Administrative Dissmissal
   
PART 6:  RENT INCREASE JUSTIFICATIONS
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
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 
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
9.10 Grounds for Summary Petitions
   
PART 10:  TENANT PETITION FOR ARBITRATION
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
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)
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 Evicitons 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 Procedures Regarding Evictions Under Section 37.9 (a)(13)
12.19 Other Displacements
12.20 Evictions under Section 37.9(a)(2)