David Chiu and Redwood City residents seek rent ordinance
by Peter Zerzan
Oct 19, 2019

Many in Redwood City fear landlords will try to get around the recently passed statewide rent control by raising rates so high many are evicted. Assemblyman David Chu, who co-authored the bill, has stated there is evidence of this happening. He has urged the city council to pass an emergency ordinance to protect renters in the Peninsula city. Redwood City Mayor Ian Bain has said they are looking into complaints by renters of this occurring while Councilwoman Diana Reddy suggested action will need to happen.