On July 16, 2012, the Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board, by way of a second reading, adopted Regulation 1282 – Individual Rent Adjustments for Units in Properties Where No Units Have Received a Vacancy Increase since December 31, 1998.

The purpose of this regulation is to provide timely and fair adjustments of rents in properties where all of the units have been occupied by long-term tenants since prior to the inception of full vacancy decontrol on January 1, 1999.

Forms, petitions, and additional information on Regulation 1282 may be viewed at

The full text of Regulation 1282 may be viewed at or in the Board’s Public Information Unit at 2125 Milvia Street weekdays between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. except for Wednesdays when the hours are noon to 6:30 p.m.

Jay Kelekian
Executive Director
July 17, 2012