1268. Recent Rent Changes

(A) Purpose

The purpose of this Section is to provide an additional one-time rent ceiling adjustment for units for which there have been no or minimal rent increases in recent years. The 10% figure takes into account general increased costs to landlords in the 1976-79 period, and the fact that landlord generally realized substantial property tax savings as a result of Proposition 13.

(B) Additional Rent Increase

In addition to any rent ceiling adjustment pursuant to Sections 1262-67, and Section 1269-70, the rent ceiling for any unit may be further increased by the dollar differences between 10% of the rent in effect on January 1, 1976 and the dollar amount that the rent was increased for that unit between January 1, 1976 and December 31, 1979, if:

(1) the landlord has complied with Measure I, Ordinance 5212, and Measure D in all respects; and

(2) the tenant's use of and benefit from the unit has not been impaired by a reduction in housing services or living space, or by other factors, subsequent to January 1, 1976; and

(3) the rent in effect on December 31, 1979, was no more than 10% greater than the rent in effect on January 1, 1976.

(C) Rent ceiling adjustments pursuant to this section may only be made one time for any unit.