In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Mountain View City Council enacted a temporary eviction moratorium suspending residential evictions for non-payment of rent due to related financial impacts. The ordinance is effective through May 31, 2020.
City staff is hosting webinars about the eviction moratorium on the following dates in May:
May 14 at 6:00 p.m.; May 21 at 3:00 p.m. and May 28 at 6:00 p.m. Click here to register for the webinar and view more dates and times.
For more information regarding the temporary eviction moratorium, visit the City's Eviction Relief webpage, call the Mountain View Rental Housing Helpline at (650) 282-2514 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mountain View Small Landlord Relief Program allows landlords financially impacted by COVID-19 to apply for a loan if they experience a reduction in rental income received due to the pandemic. Landlords interested in applying for the Small Landlord Relief Program should visit Main Street Launch and complete the inquiry form or visit MountainView.gov/SBRP.
Dear City of Mountain View Community:
Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, and in an effort to reduce the spread and exposure of the virus to staff and the public, the Rent Stabilization Program will be implementing an augmented service plan beginning Monday, March 16, 2020. Our office will remain open, but we are limiting in-person services until further notice.
While ensuring the continuity of services, the health and safety of the Rent Stabilization Program staff, their families, and the public we interact with, is paramount and thus the following changes in services will be effective at least until May 31, 2020:
Please visit our website to stay updated on service changes and modifications to programming.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. While we remain dedicated to the Mountain View community, the safety of our staff and the public are priority. Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our office. For further information about the Coronavirus and/or COVID-19, please see the California Department of Public Health Guidelines.Sincerely,
City of Mountain View Rent Stabilization Program
To facilitate proper implementation of the Community Stabilization and Fair Rent Act the Rental Housing Committee request that property owners/managers of residential multi-family rental units located within the City of Mountain View complete the registration form online at mvrent.mountainview.gov.
Owners/ Mangers can:
The City of Mountain View implements the Community Stabilization and Fair Rent Act (CSFRA), a voter approved measure (Measure V, 2016), to stabilize the community by reducing rental housing turnover in certain rental units. Program staff work with tenants and landlords to achieve the three main goals of the CSFRA:
The full text of the CSFRA can be downloaded here
Most multi-family rental properties with 3 or more units are covered by the CSFRA. Units provided or subsidized by the government are not covered.
Built before 1995
Built between 1995 and 2017
If you like to check if your multi-family apartment complex is built before 1995, please click here.
RHC Meetings will be held on the following Mondays at 7:00 p.m.:
June 1, 2020 (Likely to be held remotely via Zoom)
View the 2020 RHC meeting schedule here. Meeting dates and location are subject to change.
Agendas will be posted at least 72 hours in advance
(You may also view the Current Agenda on the bulletin board by the front doors of City Hall at 500 Castro Street.)