City of Watsonville Mobile Home Parks Rent Control Fee, Measure R (November 2012)

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A City of Watsonville Mobile Home Parks Rent Control Fee, Measure R ballot question was on the November 6, 2012 ballot for voters in the City of Watsonville in Santa Cruz County, where it was approved.

Measure R authorized the City of Watsonville to impose and collect a "rent control fee" from those who live in mobile home parks. According to the text of the measure, this will "partly reimburse the City for the cost of defending challenges to its mobile home rent control ordinance."

A simple majority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure R
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 5,715 55.45%
No4,59144.55%
Final official results from the Santa Cruz County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure R: "Shall the City impose upon and collect a rent control fee from persons occupying a space in a mobile home park to partly reimburse the City for the cost of defending challenges to its mobile home rent control ordinance and allow a person occupying space in a mobile home park to recover attorney’s fees as additional damages from a person who demands or receives rent in excess of that allowed by the Mobile Home Rent Control Ordinance?"[1]

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