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News - June 2, 2023

Programs to protect tenants advance — over landlords' opposition

Planning commission backs new rental registry as council prepares to strenthen rules on evictions, security deposits

by Gennady Sheyner

It's an idea that city leaders and advocates for Palo Alto's tenants say is long overdue: a rental registry of the roughly 11,400 apartments scattered throughout the city. Many landlords, however, aren't convinced it's needed.

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