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File #: 19-1385    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 5/31/2019 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 6/10/2019 Final action:
Title: CC - Consideration of the Following Recommendations from the Landlord-Tenant Mediation Board (LTMB): (1) Introduction of an Ordinance Amending Culver City Municipal Code Chapter 15.09, Rental Housing, Regarding the LTMB's Role and Duties, and Establishing Additional Notice Requirements for Landlords to Inform Tenants of the Availability of Mediation Services; and (2) Adoption of a Resolution Amending the LTMB Bylaws Regarding Mediation Scope and Procedures.
Attachments: 1. Proposed Ordinance, 2. Proposed Resolution, 3. Strike-through/underlined LTMB Bylaws
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CC - Consideration of the Following Recommendations from the Landlord-Tenant Mediation Board (LTMB): (1) Introduction of an Ordinance Amending Culver City Municipal Code Chapter 15.09, Rental Housing, Regarding the LTMB's Role and Duties, and Establishing Additional Notice Requirements for Landlords to Inform Tenants of the Availability of Mediation Services; and (2) Adoption of a Resolution Amending the LTMB Bylaws Regarding Mediation Scope and Procedures.

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Meeting Date: June 10, 2019

Contact Person/Dept: Tevis Barnes/CDD

Phone Number: (310) 253-5782

Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [X] Attachments: []

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: Citywide Mailing and Direct Mailing to all Multi-Family Property Owners with a Culver City Business Tax Certificate (05/21/2019); Publication of Public Notices in the Culver City New and Culver City Observer (05/23/2019, 05/30/2019 and 06/06/2019) Direct Mailing - Section 8 Owner and Program Participants (05/30/2019; Email Notice to Housing Developers; Supportive Service Providers; Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles; Landlord-Tenant Mediation Board; and Committee on Homelessness (05/13/2019 and 06/03/2019)

Department Approval: Sol Blumenfeld, Community Development Director (06/03/19)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council consider the following recommendations from the Landlord-Tenant Mediation Board (LTMB):

1. Expand the role of the LTMB to offer voluntary mediation for landlords and tenants on issues pertaining to the habitability of housing units; and
2. Establish notice requirements for landlords to inform their tenants of the City's LTMB mediation program; and
3. Introduce an Ordinance approving related amendments to Culver City Municipal Code (CCMC) Chapter 15.09, Rent...

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