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Rent Stabilization Board
2125 Milvia Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
TEL: (510) 981-7368, TDD: (510) 981-6903, FAX: (510) 981-4910
Office Hours: M,Tu,Th,F 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Wed 12 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Email: rent@cityofberkeley.info

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  NEWS & INFORMATION

Annual Registration Fees of $250 per unit WERE DUE Monday, July 1, 2019. Payments not received in our office or postmarked by the due date are assessed a 100% penalty.  Most property owners may be eligible for a waiver of part or all of the penalty fees if their account is fully paid on or before August 30, 2019.  For questions about registration status, please call (510) 981-7368 and ask for our Registration Unit.

At its October 2018 Regular Meeting, the Rent Board approved increases to the Owner Move-in and Ellis Act Eviction relocation assistance payments that will go into effect on January 1, 2019.

What is Rent Control? And How Does It Affect Me?

  HOW CAN WE HELP YOU? 

• Know Your Rights & Responsibilities as a Landlord or Tenant

Register Your Residential Rental Unit

• Check Your Unit’s Rent Ceiling

• Understand Lawful Rent Increases (including AGAs)

• Understand the Eviction Process in Berkeley

• File a Petition and Understand the Hearings Process

Mediate Landlord-Tenant Issues

• Calculate Interest on Security Deposits

For questions or more information, contact a Rent Board Housing Counselor at rent@cityofberkeley.info or at 510-981-RENT (7368) -- see our office hours at the top of this page. 

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Rent Stabilization Board, 2125 Milvia Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: rent@cityofberkeley.info Phone: (510) 981-7368
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903
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