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Events for the Cal Community

Have questions about any of the following events, or can't make it to one to get your rental housing questions answered?  Contact a Rent Board Housing Counselor at (510) 981-RENT (7368) or via email at rent@cityofberkeley.info
 
    

ONGOING / UPCOMING

 Date 

Time 

Event/Location

Starting January 2020:
Every 3rd Wednesday, with the exception of campus holidays or as noted on the Rent Board Website.

 

Counseling is CANCELLED during the COVID-19 Shelter-at-Home Order.

 


 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

                              

Free Drop-in Counseling for Cal Students, Faculty and Staff on Rental Housing Issues, including security deposits, subtenant issues, habitability issues (e.g., rats, bed bugs, no heat), rent increase questions, eviction concerns, and other Berkeley rental questions.  

Location:
   Basic Needs Center
   Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Union Building
   2495 Bancroft Way, near Telegraph

TBD, August TBD Golden Bear Orientation
Location: Cal Campus  
TBD, October  TBD Basic Needs Fair
Location: Cal Campus 

  

PAST EVENTS

Date                                  Event/Location                                                                               
Saturday, April 18th CANCELLED      CAL Day
Location: Cal Campus
Wednesday, April 15th CANCELLED Off-Campus Housing Fair
Location: Cal Campus

 

 

 

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