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Right to Petition
East Palo Alto’s Rent Stabilization Ordinance provides landlords the right to petition for a fair return

Landlords are entitled to fair and impartial hearings in their quest to seek compliance with the Ordinance.

Petition for a Rent Increase Based on the Fair Return Standard specified in the Ordinance:
Landlords have a right to petition for a fair return according to the Section 12 of the Rent Stabilization Ordinance that sets out standards for making determinations on fair return petitions. This section of the Ordinance is supplemented by Sections 1300 and 1500 of the Rules and Regulations of the Rent Board. The Fair Rate of Return Petition form includes background information and instructions on how to complete and file this petition.

For Landlord Petition Forms and Notices, please visit our Landlord Form Section by clicking this link here