Tag: Vacancy control

Rent Control for All!

Tuesday the City Council will vote on a proposed ballot measure updating the rent laws to prepare Berkeley for a world without Costa-Hawkins. One of the major changes is that buildings build after 1980 could be rent controlled! Right now,

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

April News and Updates

Berkeley Tenant Deaths Unexplained “But three months, one lawsuit and a procession of experts later, the source of the carbon monoxide remains a mystery. Toxicology professionals say that’s not just bizarre, but a possible danger to public health. With the

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Action: Repeal Costa Hawkins

Repealing Costa Hawkins would solve a lot of problems for Berkeley. This state law gives landlords the right to jack the rent upon vacancy, bans local laws to regulate rents on any post-1996 construction, and exempts single-family homes and condos

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ellis Reform at Berkeley Rent Board

ACTION: Statewide Ellis Reform The Berkeley Rent Board agenda for Monday March 17 contains a report on landlord and tenant bills at the state legislature. BTU is asking the Board to take action to support and broaden the two bills

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Top