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It’s official: Long Beach landlords will soon be required to pay tenants who are forced to relocate through no fault of their own, including through a 10% or higher rent hike.

The Long Beach City Council voted 6-3 to approve a final reading of the controversial ordinance at its Tuesday, June 11, meeting. The law will go into effect Aug. 1.

The vote was split along the same lines as prior votes on the ordinance: Council members Suzie Price, Daryl Supernaw and Stacy Mungo — representing the eastside Districts Three, Four and Five, respectively — dissented.

The proposed law, as it currently stands, requires:

Landlords of properties with four units or more to pay tenants a certain amount, based on unit size, if they raise rents more than 10% in a year or if they require tenants to move, including to rehabilitate a unit. The payments would only be required for tenants in good standing who have lived in a unit for more than a year. The amount, which would be updated periodically, would be $2,706 for a studio; $3,235 for a one-bedroom; $4,185 for a two-bedroom; and $4,500 for a unit with three bedrooms or more.

Landlords to inform tenants that they have the option to report timely payment of rent to credit agencies to boost credit scores.

Landlords to provide renters with a city-provided information sheet on their rights to tenant-relocation assistance.

Meanwhile, landlords are exempt if they meet at least one of these requirements:

Only own one four-unit property;

Live in a unit that’s in the same building as the tenant;

Require tenants to vacate so an immediate family member can occupy the unit.

The ordinance also excludes all buildings that received a certificate of occupancy after Feb. 1, 1995, in an attempt to allay any concerns about potentially violating the state’s Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act, which bars cities from capping rents on properties built after that date.

Price said Tuesday that she maintained concerns that she has expressed since the idea first came before the council in April, which was that some of the policy’s tenets amount to just-cause eviction.

She wasn’t the only one who had concerns about the proposal. When the ordinance most recently came before the council last month, every council member had tweaks they said they hoped to make before it actually takes effect.

Councilwomen Lena Gonzalez and Jeannine Pearce, among others, said they understood concerns expressed by activists, which included the idea that tenants should be guaranteed lump-sum payments before they moved out and that tenants should not be required to inform their landlords if they intend to stay in the unit.

They agreed to make adjustments to the ordinance after its final approval, but before its August implementation.

Price said Tuesday that she hopes her own concerns can be addressed when the ordinance comes back for those changes.

“I will happily and proudly support the modifications made at that time,” she said.

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