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File #: 170853    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: LAPSED
File created: 10/5/2017 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Chapter 9-800 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Landlord and Tenant - Rent Control," by requiring that tenants of rental units be provided with a written disclosure of the Landlord's Rental License Information at the time of and accompanying their lease; and make technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Greenlee
Indexes: LANDLORD AND TENANT
Code sections: 9-800 - Landlord and Tenant-Rent Control
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 17085300.pdf

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Amending Chapter 9-800 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Landlord and Tenant – Rent Control,” by requiring that tenants of rental units be provided with a written disclosure of the Landlord’s Rental License Information at the time of and accompanying their lease; and make technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.

 

 

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

SECTION 1. Chapter 9-800 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

CHAPTER 9-800. LANDLORD AND TENANT  [– RENT CONTROL].

 

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§ 9-805.  Smoking Disclosure Policy in Multi-Family Buildings.

 

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§ 9-805.1  Landlord Rental License Information Disclosure.

 

                     (1)                      A landlord who enters into or renews a lease or tenancy for a residential dwelling unit in a building shall disclose, in writing, to the tenant or prospective tenant, the Rental License Information of the Landlord. The disclosure must be made part of the lease and shall provide contact information for the Department of Licenses and Inspection to verify the license information prior to execution of said lease.

                                          

 

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SECTION 2. This Ordinance shall take effect 60 days after it becomes law.

 

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