Category: Issues

BTU Meeting June 17

Berkeley Tenants Meeting Date Change!

Berkeley Tenants Union Membership Meeting Monday June 17th @ 6 PM The meeting will be held at 2727 Milvia Street, in the Sports Basement Community Room. This relaunch meeting BTU scheduled for June 3 has been moved to June 17

Berkeley Tenants Union sends letter to Sacramento leaders in support of SB 529, which provides protection to members of tenant associations.

April 19, 2019 The Honorable Hannah-Beth Jackson Chair, Senate Committee on Judiciary State Capitol, Room 2187 Sacramento, CA 95814 Fax: (916) 403-7394  RE: Support – SB 529 (Durazo) Dear Chair Jackson & Committee Members: On behalf of the Berkeley Tenants

Rental Housing Safety Program

In Berkeley, tenants have a right to live in safe housing and landlords are required to certify that the housing they are renting out meets safety standards. That’s why, every July 1st, owners of rental housing in Berkeley must certify

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June 3 Berkeley Tenants Union Membership Meeting/Relaunch

Berkeley Tenants Union Membership Meeting/RelaunchWhen: Monday, June 3, 6-8:30PMWhere: Sports Basement (2727 Milvia St., Berkeley, California 94703; located in South Berkeley)Facebook event:www.facebook.com/events/1656290374677685/ Join the Berkeley Tenants Union on June 3 (6-8:30PM) at Sports Basement in South Berkeley (2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA

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Workshop this Saturday!

Anti-Displacement Workshop for Berkeley Residents: What can you do if you are being priced out of Berkeley? When: Saturday, March 30, 4-5:30PM Where: Berkeley Public Library West Branch (1125 University Avenue) Hosted by: Bay Area Community Land Trust (BACLT) The Bay Area

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Save Our State: Yes on 10

Yes on Prop 10 Repeal Costa-Hawkins Prop 10 is the most important ballot measure renters in California have voted on in decades! If y’all want to save what is left of Berkeley, or San Francisco, or Oakland or even LA,

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April 22nd Tenant Convention

The 2018 convention to choose a Pro-Tenant Slate for the November Rent Board election will be held Sunday April 22nd at 2727 Milvia Street. For more information, visit the convention website or the convention Facebook page: http://berkeleytenantsconvention.net/ https://www.facebook.com/events/201725380588950/

Winter Update

Affordable Housing Forum January 21 BTU, in conjunction with Berkeley Citizens Action, Progressive Student Association, and CalSERVE, are hosting an event on affordable housing, with guest speakers including Mayor Jesse Arreguin, Councilmember Kate Harrison, and Rent Board Commissioner Leah Simon-Weisberg.

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Berkeley Housing Policy Update

Measure U1 Debate Continued The Berkeley City Council carried items about spending Measure U1 money to their July 25 meeting. See Items 48, 50 and 51 on that agenda. http://www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/Clerk/City_Council/City_Council__Agenda_Index.aspx The State of Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin is a renter

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