City Announces Modifications to Tenant Protection Ordinance

PASADENA, Calif.—Effective July 13, 2019, the City of Pasadena Tenant Protection Ordinance (TPO) is modified to provide greater tenant protections. The ordinance, which was adopted in 2004 and amended in 2017, requires landlords to provide relocation benefits to tenants who are displaced under specific circumstances. The recently modified TPO now covers situations in which a change in property ownership has occurred within 18 months prior to the tenant being issued a notice of eviction, tenancy termination, or rent increase which... continue reading »"City Announces Modifications to Tenant Protection Ordinance"

New Presale Self-Certification Program

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena Planning & Community Development Department is excited to announce the launch of its new Presale Self-Certification Program! The Presale Self-Certification Program will go live April 1. On January 28, 2019, City Council approved an ordinance that would replace the current Occupancy Inspection Program with the Presale Self-Certification Program. The Occupancy Inspection Program was adopted in the early 1970’s in an effort to improve the City’s housing stock, requiring a City inspection and approval prior to... continue reading »"New Presale Self-Certification Program"