Rent Review Program
Rent Review Ordinance
On October 3, 2017, the Fremont City Council adopted the Rent Review Ordinance, effective January 1, 2018. The ordinance covers all residential rental units in Fremont, including single family homes. The Rent Review Program provides a review and a formal hearing for proposed rent increases in excess of 5% in any 12-month period.
Rent Review Program Fee
On May 7, 2019, the City Council approved the annual per unit Rent Review Program fee of $14. Invoices were mailed to all landlords on 5/13/19, and are due by 6/27/19. Click the button below to pay your fee, or to update your account.
The City is working with HdL Companies to administer the fee. HdL has offices located in Fresno, CA. For questions, contact HdL Customer Support at:
(510) 369-3800 or Support@HdLgov.com
Rent Review Ordinance Amendments
On April 16, 2019 the City Council adopted amendments to the Rent Review Ordinance, which went into effect on Thursday, May 16, 2019. The following sections have been amended:
2018 Annual Report
The annual report provides an update on the status of the Rent Review Ordinance implementation and operation since its inception, and an evaluation of the effectiveness of the rent review program.
Mid Year Report
The mid year report provides an update of the status of the rent review ordinance from January 1, 2018 to June 15, 2018. Click below to view the mid year report.
New Rent Increase Notice Requirements
The Rent Review Ordinance has new requirements for all rent increase notices that are provided to tenants. All rent increase notices must:
- be in writing
- show the contact information of the landlord or responsible party
- if the increase is over 5%, provide an explanation of why the increase is needed
- include the Rent Review Ordinance language about the availability of rent review in all languages provided by the City of Fremont
RENT REVIEW NOTICING FORM
The City will be conducting extensive community outreach on the new ordinance for both tenants and landlords. Information will be provided in multiple languages. Outcome data will be collected on the new ordinance, and a report will be provided to the City Council in early 2019.
|June 27, 2019||6 pm - 7 pm||Fremont Main Library
Fukaya A Room
|Rent Review Ordinance and Source of Income|