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Rent Stabilization Board
Rent Stabilization Board


Wednesday, February 8, 2012

5:00 PM

2001 Center Street, Law Library, 2nd Floor


1. Roll call

2. Approval of the Agenda

3. Approval of Minutes of the November 30, 2011 meeting

4. Public Comment

5. Discussion and possible action regarding FY 2011-2012 Work Plan

6. Discussion and possible action regarding Foreclosure report (to be delivered at meeting)

7. Discussion and possible action regarding revised reporting schedule for Measure Y, Foreclosure, and Ellis reports

8. Discussion and possible action regarding the “Davis Model Lease”

9. Discussion and possible action regarding current harassment rules in the Rent Ordinance and Regulations

10. Discussion and possible action regarding Center for Economic and Policy Research “right to rent”

11. Discussion of possible items for future agendas, including:

a. Update on Peak Campus Lease

b. Update on California Attorney General investigation regarding tenants in foreclosure

c. Relocation Ordinance:  review the process on how tenants and landlords learn about their rights and obligations under the Ordinance and how the Rent Board can help

d. Review of the most recent quarterly report from the East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC) and the Eviction Defense Center (EDC)

e. Discussion and possible action regarding Tenants in Condominiums and Single-Family Properties Following Foreclosure

f. Overview on good cause protections – golden duplex, master tenants (revise exemptions)

12. Set next meeting date

13. Adjournment

Matt Brown, Staff Attorney     
(510) 981-4930

Steve Barton, Deputy Director
(510) 981-4926

Katherine Harr (Chair)
Judy Shelton
Igor Tregub


This meeting is being held in a wheelchair-accessible location. 

To request disability-related accommodation(s) to participate in the meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, please contact Aimee Mueller at 981-4932 or 981-6903 (TDD) at least three business days before the meeting date. 

Please refrain from wearing scented products to this meeting.


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