This Monday at 5:30 is the City of San Mateo’s study session on its anti-slumlord ordinance. Unfortunately, the usual bad actors have been up to their dirty tricks to try to prevent anything that might help renters. But we’re not going to allow them to keep dragging the conversation into the gutter. And we’re not going to allow them to protect slumlords who bring unsafe and unsanitary housing into our community. So, if like us you believe that the San Mateo City Council has a duty to uphold basic standards of honesty and decency for our city, then write them to encourage them not to cave to the worst of the worst landlords. Here are the City Council’s emails:
Finally, make sure to come out Monday night to help us demonstrate to this City Council that no renter should have to live under conditions which are degrading to their humanity.
Sunday, February 24
The Congregational Church of San Mateo
225 Tilton Ave. San Mateo
This is just to remind people that due to an excess of meetings next week, One San Mateo’s usual Wednesday meeting has been moved forward to this Sunday at 6 p.m.
Are you looking to buy your first home in San Mateo County? Join HEART and Meriwest Mortgage for a First-Time Homebuyer Workshop in Menlo Park on March 7! For more details and to register, please click here or view the attached flyer.
March 7, 2019
6:00 – 7:00pm
Menlo Park City Council Chambers
701 Laurel St., Menlo Park, CA 94025
In an effort to support at-risk tenants who find themselves in unsafe housing, San Mateo city officials are shaping an ordinance aimed at requiring landlords who don’t properly maintain their units to pay for the relocation costs of affected tenants.
Among the measures councilmembers considered at their Tuesday meeting was requiring landlords whose tenants are temporarily displaced by substandard living conditions to provide another unit or hotel room within a 10-mile radius. They also considered mandating those landlords whose tenants are permanently displaced provide them with three months of fair-market rent.
¿Que Es Lo Que Le Preocupa?
La ciudad de San Mateo esta haciendo un plan por los siguientes 20 años. Ellos quieren saber cuales son sus preocupaciones y sus ideas para la ciudad.
Habra actividades para niños y comida deliciosa gratis.
El evento sera solo en Español.
Este evento es copatrocinado por la Congregational Church of San Mateo y por la Ciudad de San Mateo.
In keeping with One San Mateo’s focus on advancing just, equitable, and across-the-board housing solutions, One San Mateo recommends the following choices on this election’s housing-related propositions.