All Rental Units covered under CSFRA, both the fully covered Rental Units with an initial certification of occupancy date before February 1, 1995 and partially Covered Units with an initial certification of occupancy between February 1, 1995 and December 23, 2016 and to the extent permitted by law, rental units governed by Mountain View City Code Chapter 36, Article XIV (“Affordable Housing Program”) are subject to the Just Cause for Eviction Protections.
Under the CSFRA, termination notices are ONLY permitted for one of the following reasons:
Written Notice to Cease
For Breach of Lease, Nuisance, Criminal Activity and Failure to Give Access, the Landlord is required to first serve the Tenant with a Written Notice to Cease to provide the Tenant an opportunity to cure an alleged violation or problem prior to service of a notice to terminate tenancy.
Tenant Relocation Assistance – First Right of Return
For terminations based on Necessary and Substantial Repairs Requiring Temporary Vacancy, Owner Move-in, Withdrawal of the Rental Unit Permanently from Rental Market and Demolition, a Landlord is required to notify the Tenant of their right to Relocation Assistance and may be required to pay relocation assistance. Tenants also have a first right of return to the Rental Unit, if the Rental Unit is returned to the market by the Landlord or successor Landlord.