The California Building Industry Association scored a major victory recently when a San Jose judge threw out the city’s requirement that residential developers sell or rent a specified portion of newly-built homes to lower-income households. The court ruled the city had not shown a reasonable linkage between the impact of new development and the need
Mobile Home Park Owners Not Constitutionally Entitled to Receive Market Rate Rent
By Christopher Tom on
Posted in Exactions and Assessments
Mobile home park owners were not entitled to raise rents to market rates under the terms of the city’s rent control ordinance or the constitution, even though those rates may not be “excessive,” according to the court in Besaro Mobile Home Park v. City of Fremont.
The city denied the park owners’ request for…