October 11, 2022 Rent Board Commission meeting

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

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    Overview

    The Commission strongly encourages interested parties to submit their comments in writing, by 12:00 noon on October 11, 2022 to rentboard@sfgov.org. The meeting will be streamed live at 6:00 p.m. at https://bit.ly/3SETj5z. The public comment call-in instructions are described in the file titled "Rent Board Commission Remote Meeting Public Access Information" that can be viewed below.

    Agenda

    1. I. Call to Order
    2. II. Reading of Ramaytush Ohlone Land Acknowledgment
    3. III. Roll Call
    4. IV. Approval of the Minutes
    5. V. Remarks from the Public

      NOTE:  Pursuant to Section 2.13(e) of the Rules and Regulations, members of the public shall be limited to comments of no more than 3 minutes’ duration.

    6. VI. Consideration of Appeals

      A. 3314 Balboa Street, #3                                                                            AL220035

      The landlords appeal the decision granting the tenant’s claim of unlawful rent increase.

      B. 1600 Clement Street, #201                                                                     AL220036

      The landlords appeal the decision granting the tenant’s claim of decreased housing services.

      C. 623 Natoma Street, #A                                                                            AL220037

      The landlords appeal the decision granting the tenant’s claim of unlawful rent increase.

      D. 125 Clayton Street, #11                                                                           AL220038

      The landlord appeals the decision granting the tenant’s claim of decreased housing services.

      E. 580 Goettingen Street, Downstairs Unit                                               AL220039

      The landlords appeal the decision granting the tenants’ claim of unlawful rent increase.

    7. V. Remarks from the Public (cont.)

      NOTE:  Pursuant to Section 2.13(e) of the Rules and Regulations, members of the public shall be limited to comments of no more than 3 minutes’ duration.

    8. VII. Communications
    9. VIII. Director’s Report

      A. Rent Board Operations Update During COVID-19 Health Emergency

    10. IX. Old Business

      A. AB 361, Mayoral Directive, and Future Remote Commission Meetings

    11. X. New Business

      A. Parental Leave Policy for Boards, Commissions, and Advisory Bodies

    12. XI. Calendar Items
    13. XII. Adjournment

    Date & Time

    Tuesday, October 11, 2022
    6:00 pm

    Online

    The meeting was streamed live via Webex videoconference. A recording of the meeting will be posted soon.

    Documents

    Agenda

    Rent Board Commission Remote Meeting Public Access Information

    ACCESSIBLE MEETING POLICY / 無障礙輔助會議政策 / POLÍTICA DE REUNIÓN ACCESIBLE / MADALING MAKUHANG POLISIYA NANG PULONG-PULONG

    ACCESSIBLE MEETING POLICY / 無障礙輔助會議政策 / POLÍTICA DE REUNIÓN ACCESIBLE / MADALING MAKUHANG POLISIYA NANG PULONG-PULONG

    The Rent Board does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission and access to its programs or activities. Christina Varner has been designated to coordinate this agency’s compliance with the nondiscrimination requirement of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Information concerning the provisions of the ADA and the rights provided under the Act are available form the ADA Coordinator. The Rent Board’s TTY number is 554-9845.

    Assistive listening devices, American Sign Language interpreters, readers, large print agendas or other accommodations are available upon request. Please make your requests for accommodations to the Acting Deputy Director, Christina Varner, at 415-252-4650. Requesting accommodations at least 72 hours prior to the meeting will help to ensure availability.

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    租務委員會在方案或活動的許可及使用方面,不會對身心障礙者有任何差別待遇。Christina Varner 已被指派為協調者負責確保本機構遵循《美國身心障礙人士法》(ADA) 第二條款不得歧視身心障礙者的規定。有關 ADA 規定的資訊以及根據該法案所提供的權利皆可向 ADA 協調者索取。 租務委員會的聽障專線 (TTY) 554-9845

    本會議備有助聽器、美國手語口譯員、朗讀裝置、放大字體的議程及其他協助工具,若有需要,請提出要求。請致電 415-252-4628 向委員會秘書 Christina Varner 申請協助工具。請至少在會議前 72 小時提出申請如此有助於確保順利提供相關工具。

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    La Junta del Control de Rentas no discrimina sobre la base de discapacidad en la admisión y el acceso a sus programas o actividades. Christina Varner ha sido designado para coordinar el cumplimiento de este organismo con el requisito de no discriminación estipulado en el Título II de la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA, por sus siglas en inglés). Puede solicitarle información sobre las disposiciones de la ADA y los derechos que surgen de esta al Coordinador de ADA. El número TTY de la Junta del Control de Rentas es 554-9845.

    Puede solicitar dispositivos de asistencia auditiva, intérpretes del Lenguaje Americano de Señas, lectores, programas con letra grande y otras adaptaciones. Solicite las adaptaciones que necesite a la subdirectora interina, Christina Varner, al 415-252-4650. Solicitar adaptaciones por lo menos 72 horas antes de la reunión ayudará a garantizar su disponibilidad.

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    Hindi nag didiskrimina ang Lupon ng Upa na pinagbabasehan ang kapansanan sa pagtanggap at pagpasok sa mga aktibidad at mga programa nito. Si Christina Varner ay naitalaga ng ahensyang ito na magkoordinong magpatupad sa  walang diskriminasyon na kailangan sa Titulo II na Akto nang mga Amerikanong may Kapansanan (ADA). Ang inpormasyon hinggil sa mga probisyon ng ADA at ang mga naibigay na karapatan sa ilalim ng Akto ay makukuha sa ADA Koordinator. Ang TTY na numero ng Lupon ng Upa ay 554-9845.

    Ang mga kagamitang pandinig na tumutulong, mga tagasalin ng Lengwaheng Senyales ng Amerikano, mga tagabasa, mga adyendang malalaki ang printa o mga ibang akomodasyon ay makukuha ayon sa kahilingan. Paki gawa ang iyong mga kahilingan para sa mga akomodasyon sa Diputadong Direktor (Acting), Christina Varner, sa 415-252-4650. Ang paghiling ng mga akomodasyon na hindi liliit sa 72 na mga oras bago ang pulong-pulong ay makakatulong para seguradong magkakaroon.

    KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE / 了解你在陽光政策下的權益 / CONOZCA SUS DERECHOS BAJO LA ORDENANZA SUNSHINE / ALAMIN ANG INYONG MGA KARAPATAN SA ILALIM NG SUNSHINE ORDINANCE

    KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE / 了解你在陽光政策下的權益 / CONOZCA SUS DERECHOS BAJO LA ORDENANZA SUNSHINE / ALAMIN ANG INYONG MGA KARAPATAN SA ILALIM NG SUNSHINE ORDINANCE

    Government’s duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils, and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people’s business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people’s review. For information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapters 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, please contact:

    Sunshine Ordinance Task Force Administrator

    City Hall – Room 244      1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

    San Francisco, CA 94102-4683

    415-554-7724 (Office); 415-554-7854 (Fax)

    E-mail: SOTF@sfgov.org

    Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force, the San Francisco Public Library and on the City’s website at www.sfgov.org. Copies of explanatory documents are available to the public online at http://www.sfbos.org/sunshine.

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    政府的職責是為公眾服務,並在具透明度的情況下作出決策。市及縣政府的委員會,市參事會,議會和其他機構的存在是為處理民眾的事務。本政策保證一切政務討論都在民眾面前進行,而市政府的運作也公開讓民眾審。如果你需要知道你在陽光政策 (San Francisco Administrative Code Chapter 67) 下擁有的權利,或是需要舉報違反本條例的情況,請聯絡:

    陽光政策 專責小組行政官

    地址:City Hall – Room 244 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

    San Francisco, CA 94102-4683

    電話號碼:415-554-7724 ; 傳真號碼415- 554-5163

    電子郵箱: SOTF@sfgov.org

    陽光政策的文件可以通過陽光政策專責小組秘書、三藩市公共圖書館、以及市政府網頁www.sfgov.org等途徑索取。民眾也可以到網頁http://www.sfbos.org/sunshine覽有關的解釋文件,或根據以上提供的地址和電話向委員會秘書索取。

     

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    El deber del Gobierno es servir al público, alcanzando sus decisiones a completa vista del público. Comisiones, juntas, concilios,  y otras agencias de la Ciudad y Condado, existen para conducir negocios de la gente. Esta ordenanza asegura que las deliberaciones se lleven a cabo ante la gente y que las operaciones de la ciudad estén abiertas para revisión de la gente. Para obtener información sobre sus derechos bajo la Ordenanza Sunshine (capitulo 67 del Código Administrativo de San Francisco) o para reportar una violación de la ordenanza, por favor póngase en contacto con:

    Administrador del Grupo de Trabajo de la Ordenanza Sunshine (Sunshine Ordinance Task Force Administrator)

    City Hall – Room 244 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

    San Francisco, CA 94102-4683

    415-554-7724 (Oficina); 415-554-5163 (Fax);

    Correo electrónico: SOTF@sfgov.org

    Copias de la Ordenanza Sunshine pueden ser obtenidas del Secretario del grupo de Trabajo de la Ordenanza Sunshine, la Biblioteca Pública de San Francisco y en la página web del internet de la ciudad en www.sfgov.org. Copias de documentos explicativos están disponibles al público por Internet en http://www.sfbos.org/sunshine; o, pidiéndolas al Secretario de la Comisión en la dirección o número telefónico mencionados arriba.

     

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    Tungkulin ng Pamahalaan na paglinkuran ang publiko, maabot ito sa patas at medaling maunawaan na paraan.  Ang mga komisyon, board, kapulungan at iba pang mga ahensya ng Lungsod at County ay mananatili upang maglingkod sa pamayanan.Tinitiyak ng ordinansa na ang desisyon o pagpapasya ay ginagawa kasama ng mamamayan at ang mga gawaing panglungsod na napagkaisahan ay bukas sa pagsusuri ng publiko. Para sa  impormasyon ukol sa inyong karapatan sa ilalim ng Sunshine Ordinance ( Kapitulo 67 sa San Francisco Administrative Code) o para mag report sa paglabag sa ordinansa, mangyaring tumawag sa Administrador ng  Sunshine Ordinance Task Force .

    City Hall – Room 244 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

    San Francisco, CA 94102-4683

    415-554-7724 (Opisina); 415-554-7854 (Fax)

    E-mail: SOTF@sfgov.org

    Ang mga kopya ng Sunshine Ordinance ay makukuha sa Clerk ng Sunshine Task Force, sa pampublikong aklatan ng San Francisco at sa website ng Lungsod sa www.sfgov.org. Mga kopya at mga dokumentong na nagpapaliwanag sa Ordinance ay makukuha online sa http://www.sfbos.org/sunshine o sa kahilingan  sa Commission Secretary, sa address sa itaas o sa numero ng telepono.

    LANGUAGE ACCESS / 語言服務 / ACCESO A IDIOMAS / PAG-ACCESS SA WIKA

    LANGUAGE ACCESS / 語言服務 / ACCESO A IDIOMAS / PAG-ACCESS SA WIKA

    Per the Language Access Ordinance (Chapter 91 of the San Francisco Administrative Code), Chinese, Spanish and or Filipino (Tagalog) interpreters will be available upon request. Meeting Minutes may be translated, if requested, after they have been adopted by the Commission.  Assistance in additional languages may be honored whenever possible. To request assistance with these services, please contact the Acting Deputy Director, Christina Varner, at 415-252-4650 at least 48 hours in advance of the hearing.  Late requests will be honored if possible.

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    根據語言服務條例(三藩市行政法典第91章),中文、西班牙語和/或菲律賓語(泰加洛語)傳譯人員在收到要求後將會提供傳譯服務。翻譯版本的會議記錄可在委員會通過後透過要求而提供。其他語言協助在可能的情況下也將可提供。上述的要求,請於會議前最少48小時致電415-252-4650委員會秘書Christina Varner提出。逾期提出的請求,若可能的話,亦會被考慮接納。

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    De acuerdo con la Ordenanza de Acceso a Idiomas “Language Access Ordinance” (Capítulo 91 del Código Administrativo de San Francisco “Chapter 91 of the San Francisco Administrative Code”) intérpretes de chino, español y/o filipino (tagalo) estarán disponibles de ser requeridos. Las minutas podrán ser traducidas, de ser requeridas, luego de ser aprobadas por la Comisión. La asistencia en idiomas adicionales se tomará en cuenta siempre que sea posible. Para solicitar asistencia con estos servicios favor comunicarse con la subdirectora interina Christina Varner al 415-252-4650 por lo menos 48 horas antes de la reunión. Las solicitudes tardías serán consideradas de ser posible.

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    Ayon sa Language Access Ordinance (Chapter 91 ng San Francisco Administrative Code), maaaring mag-request ng mga tagapagsalin sa wikang Tsino, Espanyol, at/o Filipino (Tagalog). Kapag hiniling, ang mga kaganapan ng miting ay maaring isalin  sa ibang wika matapos ito ay aprobahan ng komisyon. Maari din magkaroon ng tulong sa ibang wika. Sa mga ganitong uri ng kahilingan, mangyaring tumawag sa Diputadong Direktor (Acting) Christina Varner  sa 415-252-4650 sa hindi bababa sa 48 oras bago mag miting. Kung maari, ang mga late na hiling ay posibleng pagbibigyan.

    DISABILITY ACCESS / 殘障通路 / ACCESO DE DISCAPACITADOS / ACCESS PARA SA MAY KAPANSANAN

    DISABILITY ACCESS / 殘障通路 / ACCESO DE DISCAPACITADOS / ACCESS PARA SA MAY KAPANSANAN

    Rent Board Commission meetings are held at 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 70, lower level, and are wheelchair accessible. The closest accessible BART station is located at Civic Center. All MUNI Metro lines at Van Ness and Market Street are accessible. There is accessible parking available on adjacent streets (Oak Street and Hickory). Metered street parking is also available.

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    房屋管理處委員會會議在Van Ness Avenue 2570室舉行位於建築物下層方便輪椅出入。可供傷殘人士使用

    的最就近BART車站位於市政中心 (Civic Center)。位於Van NessMarket Street的所有MUNI Metro路線都

    方便傷殘人士使用。附近的街道Oak StreetHickory並設有傷殘人士專用車位。街上也有咪表停車位。

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    Las reuniones de la Comisión de La Junta del Control de Renta, se llevan a cabo en el 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 70, en la planta baja y tienen acceso para sillas de ruedas. La estación accesible de BART más cercana está localizada en el Civic Center. Todas las líneas del MUNI METRO de las calles Van Ness y Market, son accesibles. Existe estacionamiento accesible en las calles, (Oak Street y Hickory). También puede estacionarse en las calles con parquímetros.

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    Ang mga pulong-pulong sa Komisyon ng Renta ng Lupa ay isinasagawa sa 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 70, ibabang palapag, at madadaanan ng upuang de gulong. Ang pinakamalapit na mapupuntahang BART na estasyon ay nasa Civic Center. Lahat ng linya ng MUNI Metro sa Van Ness at Market Street ay madadaanan.  Mayroong mapupuntahang paradahan sa magkalapit na mga kalye (Oak Street at Hickory). Mayroon ding de metrong paradahan sa kalye.

    LOBBYIST ORDINANCE / 遊說者法令 / ORDENANZA DE CABILDEO

    LOBBYIST ORDINANCE / 遊說者法令 / ORDENANZA DE CABILDEO

    Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Campaign & Governmental Conduct Code 2.100] to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the San Francisco Ethics Commission at 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 220, San Francisco, CA 94102, (415) 252-3100, FAX (415) 252-3112, website: sfgov.org/ethics.

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    依據「三藩市遊者法令」 (SF Campaign & Governmental Conduct Code 2.100) 能影響或欲影響本地立法或行政的人士或團體可能需要註冊,並報告其遊行為。如需更多有關遊者法令的資訊,請聯絡位於 Van Ness 街25號 220室的三藩市道德委員會,電話號碼:415- 252-3100, 傳真號碼 415-252-3112, 網址: sfgov.org/ethics。

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    Individuos y entidades que influencian o intentan influenciar legislación local o acciones administrativas podrían ser requeridos  por la Ordenanza de Cabildeo de San Francisco (SF Campaign & Governmental Conduct Code 2.100) a registrarse y a reportar actividades de cabildeo. Para más información acerca de la Ordenanza de Cabildeo, por favor contactar la Comisión de Ética: 25 de la avenida Van Ness , Suite 220, San Francisco, CA 94102, 415-252-3100, FAX 415-252-3112, sitio web: sfgov.org/ethics.

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    Ayon sa San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Campaign & Governmental Conduct Code 2.100], ang mga indibidwal o mga entity na nag iimpluensiya o sumusubok na mag impluensiya sa  mga lokal na pambatasan o administrative na aksyon ay maaring kailangan mag register o mag report ng aktibidad ng lobbying. Para sa karagdagan na impormasyon tungkol sa Lobbyist Ordinance, mangyaring tumawag sa  San Francisco Ethics Commission at 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 220, San Francisco, CA 94102, (415) 252-3100, FAX (415) 252-3112, website: sfgov.org/ethics.

     

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