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Temporary Rent Freeze

On January 19ththe City of San Rafael City Council adopted a temporary rent freeze ordinance for tenants residing in certain residential units through December 31, 2021. The temporary moratorium solely applies in two designated US Census Tracts, Tract Nos. 1122.01 (Canal Neighborhood) and 1122.02 (Southeast San Rafael and Canal neighborhood), which have been most disproportionally impacted by COVID-19 and have the greatest level of housing instability.  The rent freeze does not apply to single-family homes, properties containing one or two housing units, accessory dwelling units, and residential units for which an initial Certificate of Occupancy was issued on or after February 1, 1995. 

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