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BTU Calls For Landlords to Be Fined for Campaign Violations, Again On Thursday, May 18, 2017, Berkeley’s Fair Campaign Practices Commission (FCPC) would not decide to enforce the Berkeley Election Reform Act. Commissioner Dean Metzger asked that the staff report

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Kate Harrison for City Council

At a meeting in January, BTU selected fellow Tenants Union member Kate Harrison as the best candidate for renters in the District 4 Special Election for City Council. Kate Harrison won overwhelming support at the endorsements meeting since she is

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Tenants Win Berkeley Elections!

Like progressives all over America, Berkeley voters are sad, angry and frightened about the national election results. However, we have a lot to celebrate at home, and can look forward to once again leading these United States in progressive, humane,

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BTU to the Rescue!

  Activist Newspaper Names BTU “Best T-Shirt” in Report on Renters’ Day of Action in Sacramento http://www.beyondchron.org/news/index.php?itemid=12357 Order your T-shirt today! Contact leah (at) berkeleytenants.org  

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Berkeley Citizens Action to Join Fall Potluck September 18

Berkeley Citizens Action will join BTU to discuss shared concerns at our Fall Potluck, Wednesday September 18. Free Tenant Counseling by the Eviction Defense Center at 6 PM !!! Food and Friends at 6:30 PM. Grassroots House, 2022 Blake @

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BTU Potluck July 10 6:30 PM

Come break bread with tenants, smart landlords, activists, and everyone who wants to keep rent control strong and working in Berkeley. There will be brief updates on current projects and issues — including the demolition ordinance and an upcoming hearing

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June Potluck Wednesday 6:30 PM

We have no guest speaker this month, so we hope to have more time to have some fun and get to know one another! Come break bread with tenants, smart landlords, activists, and everyone who wants to keep rent control

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Asa Takes On Childcare At The Potluck

Next potluck Wednesday May 8, please RSVP for childcare: info (at) BerkeleyTenants.org.

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Preserving Rent-Controlled Units: Acheson Commons Might become Dangerous Precedent

City Council has sent back the Acheson Commons plan to the Zoning Adjustments Board. The 200+ unit development at Shattuck and University has united labor, environmentalists and affordable housing advocates, according to the article below. One of the big problems

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Berkeley Tenants Union April Potluck — This Wednesday!

You are invited to the Berkeley Tenants Union April Potluck Come break bread with tenants, smart landlords, activists, and everyone who wants to keep rent control strong and working in Berkeley. When: April 10, 6:30-8:30 pm Where: Grassroots House, 2022

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