In a 9-2 vote, the San Jose City Council on May 9, 2017 voted to adopt an “urgency ordinance” requiring landlords to cite one of a dozen reasons for refusing to renew a lease, such as nonpayment of rent, property damage or criminal activity. Council members Johnny Khamis and Dev Davis opposed. For details see  http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/05/09/landlords-rally-as-san-jose-council-weighs-immediate-no-cause-eviction-protection/