Issues related to rent and housing.


Under advisement from November 15, 2016 (Item No. 86): Adoption of Ordinance No. NS-300.907 amending Sections 9, 106, and 235 of Division A6 of the Santa Clara County Ordinance Code relating to Family Care Expense Reimbursement.


Ordinance amending the Administrative Code to revise the Residential Unit Conversion Ordinance to: limit short-term rental of a residential unit to no more than 120 days per calendar year; revise the definition of interested parties who may enforce the provisions of Chapter 41A, through a private right of action to include permanent residents residing within 100 feet of the residential unit; create an additional private right of action under certain circumstances; change the administrative heari...

Real property: transfer fees: notices.

Personal income taxes: credit: turf removal.



Planning Code - Affordable Housing Projects on Undeveloped Lots in Service/Arts/Light Industrial Districts

Ordinance amending the Planning Code to permit Affordable Housing on undeveloped lots in Service/Arts/Light Industrial (SALI) Zoning Districts; affirming the Planning Department’s determination under the California Environmental Quality Act; and making findings of consistency with the General Plan, and the eight priority policies of Planning Code, Section, 101.1, and findings of public necessity, convenience, and welfare under Planning Code, Section 302.

Local planning: housing element: inventory of land for residential development.

Community colleges: California Community Colleges Fair Accreditation Act of 2015.

Crimes: sporting events.

Veterans: housing.


Receive report from the Department of Planning and Development relating to a Draft Affordable Housing Impact Mitigation Fee Ordinance and provide input and direction regarding policies and concepts contained therein.


Hearing on the recent increase in property crime and car break-ins citywide; and requesting the Police Department to report.

Personal income taxes: gross income exclusion: mortgage debt forgiveness.

Manufactured housing: vehicle license fee: property taxation.