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ROBLE VISTA ASSOCS. v. BACON, H023150

The City of Palo Alto's Rental Housing Stabilization Ordinance, which provides that a landlord is required to offer a one-year lease to a prospective tenant, is not preempted by state law, because it addresses the length of leases and when they must be offered, and thus does not duplicate, contradict, or enter a field fully occupied by state law.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/02/2002
  • Published 04/02/2002

Judges

  • MIHARA, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Douglas J. Abbott, Los Altos, Attorney for Appellant John Bacon., Rochelle Browne, Los Angeles, Richards, Watson & Gershon, Ariel Pierre Calonne, City Attorney, City of Palo Alto, for Amicus Curiae City of Palo Alto.

  • For Appellees:
  • Todd B. Rothbard, San Jose, for Respondent Roble Vista Assoc.
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