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BY EMILY MIBACH
Daily Post Staff Writer
East Palo Alto landlords protested a ordinance the city council is considering which would allow residents who rent single family homes the right of first refusal if the landlord decides to sell the property.
The proposed ordinance — which was discussed but not voted upon Tuesday night — would also apply to multi-family housing that’s put up for sale. The city and nonprofits may also be allowed to make bids to buy the property, depending on whether the property has tenants when it goes up for sale.
Small and big landowners in East Palo Alto spoke to the council over Zoom, some completely criticizing the idea, while others said …
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