Everyone is required to stay home, except for essential needs. When out, protect yourself and those around you by wearing a face covering, staying 6 feet away from others, and washing your hands often. Learn more at cityofberkeley.info/covid19. City offices are closed to the public. Some services are available remotely.

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

City Council Live Stream: Please visit https://www.cityofberkeley.info/CalendarEventWebcastMain.aspx

ZAB Live Stream: Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx.

The City of Berkeley web site is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting on Friday night, September 13 and ending on Saturday afternoon, September 14. During this time, most web pages should be available, but some resources may become unavailable for short periods of time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 2/28/19, from 6:00 to 11:00 PM? Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same date and time.

PG&E is reporting a widespread outage affecting thousands of customers in Berkeley and many City buildings, including the Finance Customer Service Center and the Permit Service Center. Call respective City services for further details, or check the PG&E outage page. Power is expected to return by 12:45pm. Traffic lights that are not working should be treated as a four-way stop sign.

Translation Disclaimer

Rent Stabilization Board
Rent Stabilization Board

Regular Meeting

Monday, October 18, 2004
7 p.m.

2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Council Chambers, Berkeley, CA.
Broadcast Live - KPFB - 89.3 FM
BTV Cable Channel 33


1. Roll Call - 7:00 p.m.

2. Approval of the Agenda

Please Note: The Board may rearrange items to accommodate time certain items.

3. Public Hearing on the Year 2005 Annual General Adjustment (AGA) and the Final AGA Report [PDF file requires Adobe Acrobat Reader]. - 7:05PM 

a. Staff presentation and update [PDF file requires Adobe Acrobat Reader]. (Executive Director) 

b. Testimony from members of public. 

c. Recommendation from IRA/AGA Committee. 

d. Comments from Board Members, questions to staff and consultant. 

e. Adoption of the Year 2005 AGA Order, Regulation 1126.

4. Public Forum

5. Approval of the Minutes

Minutes of the October 4, 2004 regular meeting.

6. Special Order of Business

Resolution in appreciation of Thomas Brougham's nearly sixteen years of outstanding service as an employee with the Rent Stabilization Board.

7. Appeal - Time Certain - 7:30 p.m.

a. Appeal T-4391; 3380 Adeline Street, #1. This is a tenant appeal of a hearing examiner decision that held that the landlord was entitled to retain a portion of the tenant's security deposit to cover unpaid rent. The tenant was hospitalized mid-month and his belongings were removed from the unit by the end of the month. The hearing examiner found that the tenant was required to give 30-days notice that he was vacating the unit and, therefore, owed rent for one-half of the following month. However, under Civil Code section 1934, the tenant's tenancy terminated at month's end because of his incapacity to contract. Thus, no additional rent was owed. For this reason, it is recommended that the hearing examiner decision be modified to order the refund of the tenant's entire security deposit.

b. Appeal T-4535; 1504 Bonita Avenue, A. (Dismissed at request of Appellant.)

8. Action Items

a. From Executive Director, Board Members and Committees

(1) Proposal to approve staff recommendation on the following request for waiver of late registration penalties. (Executive Director)

90-Day Administrative Waivers (Informational Only)

The Board will be presented the list of 282 properties totaling $145,096 in penalties that have been administratively waived in accordance with Regulation 883.

Ministerial Waivers

Waiver No.      Property Address
3158                 2225 8th Street

(2) Recommendation that the Board adopt a Resolution to modify Resolution 04-03 authorizing the Executive Director to extend the Temporary Benefited Staff Attorney I position for an additional six-month period or until a permanent full time career Staff Attorney I is selected off a valid civil service list.

(3) Recommendation that the Board adopt a Resolution to modify Resolution 04-12 authorizing the Executive Director to increase the 04/05 Purchase Order with Volt Temporary Agency Services in an amount not to exceed $25,000.

9. Information and Announcements

Please Note: The Board may move Information Items to the Action Calendar.

a. Reports and information from Board Members/staff.

(1) Ellis Implementation Ordinance update. (Executive Director)

(2) Fall newsletter. (Executive Director)

(3) Recent and upcoming Rent Board events. (Executive Director)

a. RLA training 

b. Upcoming workshops 

c. Spice of Life Festival

(4) Changes in Public Information and Registration Units.

(5) Lawful Rent Ceiling mailing to property owners.

b. Committee meeting announcements and reports. (Committee meetings will be held at the Rent Board Offices located at 2001 Center Street, 2nd Floor, Law Library unless otherwise noted.)

(1) Budget/Personnel

(2) Outreach

(3) Eviction

(4) IRA/AGA 

(a) Unapproved minutes of October 12th meeting.

(5) 4 x 4

c. Discussion of items for possible placement on future agenda material

10. Session pursuant to Government Code section 54957.6

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS: Commissioners Chong, Hogarth, Payne and Walden.

Unrepresented Employee: Executive Director

11. Adjournment

Home | Web Policy | Text-Only Site Map | Contact Us
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