Housing + Development

Mountain View residents push back against proposed housing developments on Rock Street

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Residents of two Mountain View apartment complexes that developers are looking to replace with luxury housing say they won’t be able to stay in the city if they’re forced out of their homes. Tenants of 2005 and 2310 Rock St. say the relocation assistance that the developer offered them — an equivalent of three months rent, according to a city official — won’t be enough to cover what residents expect could be at least a $1,000 per month increase in rent long-term. The city’s rent levels have risen significantly in recent years. In 2017, the average rent for a one-bedroom apartment was $3,110, the San Mercury News reported, up from…

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