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File #: 22-1012   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: County Attorney
On agenda: 6/14/2022 Final action: 6/14/2022
Title: MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution approving the "Notice of Rights" form prepared by the Resilient Environmental Department ("RED") for use in connection with the "Tenant's Bill of Rights and Notice of Late Fees Ordinance" and directing RED to publish the Notice of Rights on the County's website for use by Landlords; and to authorize the Director of RED to make updates to the "Notice of Rights" as appropriate, subject to review for legal sufficiency by the Office of the County Attorney.
Indexes: Established Commission Goals
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Copy of Proposed Resolution
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Andrew J. Meyers
Department: County Attorney

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution approving the "Notice of Rights" form prepared by the Resilient Environmental Department ("RED") for use in connection with the "Tenant's Bill of Rights and Notice of Late Fees Ordinance" and directing RED to publish the Notice of Rights on the County's website for use by Landlords; and to authorize the Director of RED to make updates to the "Notice of Rights" as appropriate, subject to review for legal sufficiency by the Office of the County Attorney.

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Why Action is Necessary
As provided for in the proposed "Tenant's Bill of Rights and Notice of Late Fees Ordinance," the Board must approve the content of the "Notice of Rights" to be given to tenants.

What Action Accomplishes
Adopts a Resolution approving the content of the "Notice of Rights" and directs RED to publish the notice on the County's website for use by Landlords.

Is this Action Goal Related
Yes

Previous Action Taken


Summary Explanation/Background
This item supports the Board Value, "Offering sustainable, compatible, innovative housing options for all income-levels, including integrated, permanent supportive housing."

Broward County and communities across the nation continue to experience a significant need for affordable rental housing. The availability of safe and affordable housing is an essential component of individual and community well-being, and protecting residential tenants from discrimination and unfair and illegal rental practices is fundamental to the health, safety, and welfare of Broward County residents.

This item will only be considered by the Board if it approves the item enacting the proposed "Tenant's Bill of Rights and Notice of Late Fees Ordinance" at its meeting on June 14, 2022.

Approval of this item would adopt a Resolution approving the initial content of the "Notice of Rights" t...

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