Relocation benefits

Relocation benefits typically include various forms of assistance to tenants displaced if their building is to be torn down or converted from apartments to condominiums. If public funds are being used for the new development, then federal and/or state guidelines are triggered. In situations where a private developer is evicting tenants in order to build a new project, Mountain View currently requires the developer to pay  all households being displaced three months of rent at the current median rent for a similar-sized apartment in Mountain View if their income does not exceed 80% AMI, with additional amounts required for tenants with special circumstances, spelled out in the ordinance. For tenancies subject to CSFRA, all households whose income does not exceed 120% AMI income are entitled to at least the minimum that the applicable Mountain View ordinance requires.

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