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Rent Stabilization Board
Rent Stabilization Board

BERKELEY RENT STABILIZATION BOARD

PUBLIC NOTICE

At its regular meeting on October 17, 2019, the Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board adopted Resolution 19-22 to publish that, pursuant to Berkeley Municipal Code sections 13.76.130.A.9.h (Owner Move-In), and 13.77.055.A.2 (Ellis Act), the relocation assistance payments set forth in sections 13.76.130.A.9.g. (Owner Move-In) and 13.77.055.A (Ellis Act) shall increase by 3.2% effective January 1, 2020.

The current relocation assistance payment amounts are $15,585 for standard relocation and an additional $5,195 for qualifying tenant households. In accordance with the 3.2% increase in the Consumer Price Index, effective    January 1, 2020, the relocation assistance payment amounts set forth in section 13.76.130.A.9.g. (Owner Move-In), are increased to $16,084 for the standard relocation payment with an additional $5,361 for qualifying tenant households.  Likewise, the relocation assistance payment amounts set forth in section 13.77.055.A (Ellis Act) shall be $16,084 for the standard relocation payment with an additional $5,361 for qualifying tenant households, effective January 1, 2020.

The full text of Resolution 19-22 may be viewed in the Rent Board office at 2125 Milvia Street or on our website at www.cityofberkeley.info/rent.  If you have any questions, you may contact a Rent Board Housing Counselor at 510-981-7368 (981-RENT).

Jay Kelekian 
Executive Director
October 18, 2019

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