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File #: 20-6402    Version: 1
Type: New Business
In control: City Council/Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency/Public Financing Authority/Parking Authority Concurrent
Final action:
Title: AN URGENCY ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF STOCKTON ENACTING A TEMPORARY MORATORIUM ON COMMERCIAL EVICTIONS OF STOCKTON BUSINESSES DUE TO NONPAYMENT OF RENT, WHERE THE FAILURE TO PAY RENT RESULTS FROM INCOME LOSS RESULTING FROM THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

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AN URGENCY ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF STOCKTON ENACTING A TEMPORARY MORATORIUM ON COMMERCIAL EVICTIONS OF STOCKTON BUSINESSES DUE TO NONPAYMENT OF RENT, WHERE THE FAILURE TO PAY RENT RESULTS FROM INCOME LOSS RESULTING FROM THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

 

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RECOMMENDATION

 

It is recommended that the City Council:

 

(a)                     Adopting an urgency ordinance that establishes a moratorium on eviction of commercial tenants with incomes affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Specifically, the ordinance would:

1.                     Temporarily prohibit the eviction of a commercial tenant for non-payment of rent, if that non-paying tenant meets the criteria listed in the ordinance regarding COVID-19; and

2.                     Provide that the moratorium will commence upon the Council's adoption of the urgency ordinance making findings regarding COVID-19 and that such moratorium would expire in six (6) months unless extended.

(b)                     Adopting an ordinance that establishes a moratorium on eviction of commercial tenants with incomes affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Specifically, the ordinance would:

1.                     Temporarily prohibit the eviction of a commercial tenant for non-payment of rent, if that non-paying tenant meets the criteria listed in the ordinance regarding COVID-19; and

2.                     Provide that the moratorium will commence thirty days following Council's adoption of the ordinance and that such moratorium would expire in six (6) months unless extended.

 

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