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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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What’s going on in Alameda?

Alameda has no rent control. In the letter we have linked to below, their “Rent Review Board” warns landlords that increasing rent more than 10% a year could result in a public push for rent control, “which is bad for

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Tenants Union Potluck — 2nd Wednesday of Every Month

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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Berkeley Tenants Union Spring Campaign: Security Deposits

Senator Mark Leno (D – San Francisco) has announced the introduction of SB 603, a bill to promote fair treatment of tenant security deposits. SB 603 would require deposit funds to be held in separate accounts — and it will

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Berkeley Tenants Union Spring Campaign: Seismic Safety

On May 20, several BTU members joined with UC Berkeley students for Housing Advisory Commissioner Igor Tregub’s Third Annual Day of Seismic Safety. We visited a number of buildings on the City’s “soft story” list — mostly apartments built over garages – which

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UC Berkeley Tenants Rights Week

Annual student outreach is March 18-22. Look for a special Housing Issue of the Daily Californian —- and watch this space for more news! http://www.dailycal.org/

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BerkeleyTenants Union Spring Campaign: Seismic Safety

BTU will join in the third annual Day of Seismic Safety March 20 Beginning at 5 PM on the steps at UC’s Sproul Plaza, Berkeley activists will join UC students in visiting tenants who live in units on the city’s list

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Daily Californian Housing Issue Out Now

Daily Californian on vacancy decontrol and other tenant issues. BTU supporters should go online and post comments to respond to landlord’s claims of “meager earnings.” Rents in the building discussed – which has over 75 units — total over $50,000

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BTU Spring Campaign: Seismic Safety

Join Us in Supporting the Third Annual Day of Seismic Action To sign up email katherine (at) berkeleytenants.org

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You are invited to the Berkeley Tenant Union’s Almost Spring Potluck

Come break bread with tenants, smart landlords, activists, and everyone who wants to keep rent control strong and working in Berkeley. When:  March 13, 6:30-8:30 Where: Grassroots House, 2022 Blake, Berkeley between Milvia and Shattuck RSVP:  Leahfsw (at) gmail.com (Children

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