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1204. Waiver of Petition Filing or Appeal Fee

The appeal fee for individual rent adjustment petitions shall be waived for persons who qualify under (A) or (B) below:

(A) petitioners who declare in writing under penalty of perjury that they are receiving benefits pursuant to:
(1) the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or State Supplemental Payments (SSP) Programs (Sections 12200-12205.2 of the Welfare and Institutions Code),

(2) the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) Program (42 U.S.C. 601-644),

(3) the Food Stamp Program (7 U.S.C. 2011-2027), or

(4) Section 17000 of the Welfare and Institutions Code (general assistance, county aid and relief to indigents);
(B) petitioners who declare in writing under penalty of perjury that:

their gross monthly income is equal to or less than the amounts listed in the Information Sheet On Waiver of Court Fees and Costs adopted by the California courts for waiver of court filing fees pursuant to Rule 985 of the California Rules of Court. A copy of the Information Sheet shall be provided without cost upon request of any person.

(C) Appellants shall apply for an appeal fee waiver by submitting the appropriate declarations and any other information supporting their request on a form provided by the Board at the time that the appeal fee is due. The waiver is granted unless denied by the Executive Director or his/her designee within fifteen days after it is filed. If the request is denied, the agency shall notify the appellant of the basis for the denial and state that the appellant must remit the required installment of the appeal fee within thirty days of mailing of the notice of denial in order for the appeal to be accepted.

[Effective December 14, 1987, amended Section C to clarify that there is no filing fee for petitions – 9/19/19]

 

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