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(a) A Housing Provider shall maintain and retain records of tenant application forms, and other pertinent data and records required under this Article, for a period of three years, and shall allow the HRC access to such records, with appropriate notice and at a mutually agreeable time, to monitor compliance with the requirements of this Article.
(b) A Housing Provider shall provide information to the HRC, or the HRC's designee, on an annual basis as may be required to verify the Housing Provider's compliance with this Article.
(c) In no event shall the HRC require a Housing Provider to provide any information or documents the disclosure of which would violate state or federal law.
(d) Where a Housing Provider does not maintain or retain adequate records documenting compliance with this Article or does not allow the HRC reasonable access to such records, it shall be presumed that the Housing Provider did not comply with this Article, absent clear and convincing evidence otherwise. The Office of Treasurer and Tax Collector shall have the authority to provide any and all nonfinancial information to the HRC necessary to fulfill the HRC's responsibilities as the enforcing agency under this Article. With regard to all such information provided by the Office of Treasurer and Tax Collector, the HRC shall be subject to the confidentiality provisions of Subsection (a) of Section 6.22-1 of the San Francisco Business and Tax Regulations Code.
(e) Pursuant to its rulemaking authority under this Article, the HRC shall adopt rules that establish procedures for Housing Providers to maintain and retain accurate records and to provide annual reporting of compliance to the HRC in a manner that does not require disclosure of any information that would violate State or Federal privacy laws.
(Added by Ord. 17-14 , File No. 131192, App. 2/14/2014, Eff. 3/16/2014, Oper. 8/13/2014)
(Former Sec. 4912 added by Ord. 61-01, File No. 002197, App. 4/20/2001; repealed by Ord. 234-06, File No. 060892, App. 9/14/2006)