RENT STABILIZATION BOARD
Regular Meeting Minutes

Monday, April 1, 2002
7:00 p.m.


APPROVED 


Members Present: Maldonado, Bernay, Spector, Harris, Hogarth, Alberti

Absent: Janowitz, Anderson, Siegel

Staff Present: Gelb, Kelly, Wyche

Item 1. Roll Call - 7:10PM

Item 2. Approval of the Agenda . APPROVED AS WRITTEN. M/S/C (Harris/Spector) Voice vote. Passed: 5-0-0-4 Absent: Maldonado, Janowitz, Anderson, Siegel.

Item 4. Public Forum. There were two speakers.

Item 5. Approval of March 18, 2002 regular Board meeting minutes. M/S/C (Harris/Hogarth) APPROVED AS WRITTEN. Voice vote passed: 6-0-0-3 Absent: Janowitz, Anderson, Siegel.

Item 6.a. Second reading of proposed amendment to Subdivision C of regulation 1270 to clarify that "Policy" or "Policies" as used in the regulation means any rule, course, act or actions by a landlord. This provision is declaratory of existing law. M/S/C (Hogarth/Harris) TO ADOPT PROPOSAL TO AMEND SUBDIVISION (C) OF REGULATION 1270. A roll call vote was taken. Yes: Maldonado, Bernay, Spector, Harris, Hogarth, Alberti. No: None; Abstain: None; Absent: Janowitz, Anderson, Siegel. Passed: 6-0-0-3.

Item 6.b.(4) Proposal to approve staff recommendations on the following requests for waiver of late registration penalties.

Waiver Number       Location
2765                         1147-51 Oxford Street
2777                         1524 Milvia Street
2786                         2041 Lincoln Street
2806                         1316 MLK Jr. Way
2808                         1951 Acton Street
2809                         2111 Ashby Avenue
2810                         1919 Dwight Way
2811                         1319 Rose Street
2812                         1329 Rose Street
2813                         1431 67th Street
2814                         1526 Woolsey Street
2815                           838 Bancroft Way
2817                           168 Southampton Avenue
2818                         2918 Harper Street
2819                         3237 California Street
2821                         2323 Hearst Avenue
2831                         2413 8th Street

Commissioner Hogarth asked that Waivers 2809 and 2810 be pulled for discussion and voted on separately.

M/S/C (Alberti/Maldonado) TO AFFIRM THE DECISION OF HEARING EXAMINERS ON ALL WAIVER EXCEPT NUMBERS 2809 AND 2810. A roll call vote was taken. Yes: Maldonado, Bernay, Harris, Hogarth, Alberti, Spector; No: None; Abstain: None, Absent: Janowitz, Anderson, Siegel. Passed: 6-0-0-3.

M/S/F (Maldonado/Hogarth) TO REDUCE DECISION ON WAIVER AMOUNTS FROM 90% TO 75% ON WAIVER NUMBER 2809 AND FROM 80% TO 65% ON WAIVER NUMBER 2810. A roll call vote was taken. Yes: Maldonado, Bernay, Hogarth; No: Spector; Abstain: Harris, Alberti; Absent: Janowitz, Anderson, Siegel. Motion Failed. 3-1-2-3.

M/S/F (Spector/Hogarth) TO AFFIRM DECISION OF HEARING EXAMINER ON WAIVER NUMBER 2809; TO REDUCE THE DECISION OF WAIVER AMOUNT ON WAIVER NUMBER 2810 FROM 80% TO 70%. A roll call vote was taken. Yes: Maldonado, Bernay, Spector; Hogarth; No: Alberti; Abstain: Harris; Absent: Janowitz, Anderson, Siegel. Motion Failed. 4-1-1-3.

M/S/C (Alberti/Harris) TO AFFIRM THE DECISION OF HEARING EXAMINER ON WAIVER NUMBERS 2809 AND 2810. A roll call vote was taken. Yes: Maldonado, Bernay, Harris, Hogarth, Alberti; No: Spector; Abstain: None; Absent: Janowitz, Anderson, Siegel. Passed. 5-1-0-3.

Item 5.a. Appeal T-3988 - 1413 66th Street, B. M/S/C (Bernay/Harris) TO CONTINUE AND PLACE ON THE AGENDA OF A FUTURE MEETING. A roll call vote was taken. Yes: Maldonado, Bernay, Spector, Harris, Hogarth, Alberti; No: None; Abstain: None; Absent: Janowitz, Anderson, Siegel. Passed. 6-0-0-3.

Item 5.b. Appeal T-4057 - 2534 Piedmont Avenue, #4 M/S/C (Spector/Hogarth) TO AFFIRM THE DECISION OF THE HEARING EXAMINER. A roll call vote was taken. Yes: Maldonado, Bernay, Spector, Harris, Hogarth, Alberti; No: None; Abstain: None; Absent: Janowitz, Anderson, Hogarth. Passed: 6-0-0-3.

Item 7.b. Announcements

(1) Budget/Personnel - TBA
(2) Community Education and Outreach - Tuesday, April 9 at 5:30PM at 2001 Center, 2nd Floor.
(3) Eviction - Monday, April 8 6PM in Law Library, 2001 Center, 2nd Floor.
(4) Individual Rent Adjustment/Annual General Adjustment - No meeting set.
(5) Student Outreach and Internship - Thursday, April 4 at 6PM on UC Campus.
(6) 3x3 City Council/RSB Housing Committee - No meeting set.

Adjournment was at 8:53PM