Tag: habitability

Check Your Batteries!

Two Berkeley renters died last week in a case of carbon monoxide poisoning. News reports did not say if the building’s owner was required to have installed a carbon monoxide detector, but BTU thought this would be a good time

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Defend Affordable Housing Tuesday

Berkeley Tenants Union has three important items at the City Council on Tuesday. For more info, see the posts below this one.  About the Demolition (Item 21): If the City Council allows this demolition to go forward, the law prohibiting

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Got Bed Bugs?

The Berkeley Rent Board awarded two tenants 100% of their rent back after a young couple moved into a room on University Avenue that already had a serious bed bug infestation. One tenant testified that the very first morning after

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