Rent Review Board

Overview

City Council adopted an ordinance (effective January 1, 2018) creating the Fremont Rent Review Board. The purpose of the Rent Review Board is to evaluate the reasonableness of proposed rent increases at the request of either a landlord or tenant pursuant to the rent review program set forth in Fremont Municipal Code Chapter 9.60.

The Rent Review Board is comprised of five members and one alternate, all of whom are appointed by the City Council as set forth in Fremont Municipal Code Chapter 2.20, Article XV. The board is to be comprised of two landlord representatives who own rental units in the City of  Fremont, two tenant representatives who are residents in the City of Fremont, one neutral third party who is a resident of Fremont and is neither a landlord or a tenant, and one alternate who is a neutral third party and a resident of Fremont.

 The term of each member shall be for four years and there is no term limit for alternate members.

Board PositionNameAppointment DateTerm Expires
Landlord RepresentativeCarl Fox02/20/1812/31/2018
Landlord Representative
Purvi Shah02/20/18
12/31/2018
Tenant Representative
Gehad Massoud02/20/18
12/31/2018
Tenant Representative
Vikram Malani02/20/18
12/31/2018
Neutral Third PartyChristopher Saiz02/20/18
12/31/2018
Neutral Third Party (Alternate)Wilson Hu02/20/18
12/31/2018


Meetings

In accordance with FMC 2.20.030(p) the Rent Review Board will establish the meeting dates and time at their first meeting in February 2018.

City Hall, Building B, Training Room


Agendas and Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings
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If you encounter a broken link within an agenda or report, please contact the Human Services Division at 510-574-2050 for further assistance.


Staff

Suzanne Shenfil - Director, Human Services, Email, 510-574-2050

Lucia Hughes –  Rent Review Ordinance Administrator, Email, 510-574-2043

Nancy Sa – Rent Review Program Manager, Email, 510-574-2082