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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

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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

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Rent Increases in Berkeley

Rents in Berkeley are rising dramatically. What’s going on? Two things are creating upward pressure on both rent- and non-rent-controlled units. These phenomena are: 1) The skyrocketing rents in San Francisco, which push people across the Bay, and 2) The

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