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Palo Alto Residential Leasing: The Mandatory Mediation Ordinance (Part I)

By Blog, Real Estate Law

Palo Alto’s Mandatory Mediation Ordinance is premised on the notion that fostering communication between landlords and tenants is key to a positive residential housing environment. The highlight of the Ordinance is the requirement that all landlords and tenants of covered properties (most residential rental properties are covered) must participate in the conciliation and mediation process outlined in the Ordinance.

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