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Rent Stabilization Board
Rent Stabilization Board


2015/2016 FISCAL YEAR

At a regularly-scheduled meeting held on May 11, 2015, following a public hearing held on May 4, 2015, the City of Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board adopted Resolution 15-01 setting the annual fiscal year 2015/16 registration fee at $213 per unit effective July 1, 2015.  This is the first increase in the registration fee since 2009.  The Board also adopted Resolution 15-02 giving authorization to directly pass through to certain tenants a portion of 2015’s registration fee, not already included as a part of previous Annual General Adjustments, as a temporary general adjustment of rent ceilings, by up to $6 per month.  Rent Board staff were also asked to develop a mechanism that allows low-income tenants (at 40% of Area Median Income) to be reimbursed for any pass-through.

The full text of Resolutions 15-01 and 15-02 may be viewed at www.cityofberkeley.info/rent/ or in the Rent Board’s Public Information Unit at 2125 Milvia Street weekdays between 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. except for Wednesdays when the hours are noon to 6:30 p.m.

For further information call the Executive Director of the Rent Stabilization Program at 981-RENT (981-7368).


Jay Kelekian, Executive Director
May 14, 2015




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