The Rent Board now has a video web page! Explore Rent Stabilization and Eviction Protections in the first two short videos of our four-part series, and stay tuned for videos on Rent Registration and Interest on Security Deposits.
The Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board plans to appoint a successor to fill the recently vacated seat on the Rent Board at their regularly-scheduled meeting on May 15th. For more information, please contact Rent Board Deputy Director Cherie Shoquist at (510) 981.4924.
Look up the new maximum allowable rent for your rental unit on My Rent Ceiling. In January of each year, the Rent Board posts the updated rent ceilings for all rent-controlled units, which include the annual increase (AGA) for units considered in compliance with local requirements.
THE 2017 ANNUAL GENERAL ADJUSTMENT (AGA) IS 1.8% - visit the 2017 AGA page for more information. 2016 Security Deposit Interest Annual Refund is 0.1% *Scroll down for additional news & information*
Berkeley Rent Board joins chorus of elected officials in condemning violence and hate speech against Muslims and other vulnerable groups. Read the press release and the adopted resolution.
OUR WEBSITE REDESIGN - We want to hear from you! Visit our Redesign Overview Page for more information and a chance to give us your feedback.
NEW TENANT BUYOUT ORDINANCE - Effective April 30, 2016, the City of Berkeley has enacted new rights and obligations to tenants and landlords entering into "buyout" agreements.
TENANT ELIGIBILITY FOR 2016 REGISTRATION FEE PASS-THROUGH REIMBURSEMENT - for qualifying tenancies that commenced prior to January 1, 1999.