BERKELEY RENT STABILIZATION BOARD

**1981**: 5% OR 6.2% if owner paid for space heating

**1982**: 9% plus, if the owner paid for gas and electricity, including space heating, the following additional increases were authorized: $4 for studio; $7 for 1-bedroom; $9 for 2-bedroom; $10 for 3-bedroom; $12 for 4-bedroom; $16 for house with 3+ bedrooms. Rental property owners who deferred the 1982 rent increase are entitled to a banking bonus of an additional 1% for each year of deferral.

**1983**: 4.75% OR 5% if owner paid for electricity or gas

**1984**: 0%

**1985**: 2%

**1986**: 3% plus $2.50 per month

**1987**: 3.5%

**1988**: $25.00 per month OR $15.00 per month for residential hotels

**1989**: 3% OR 3.5% if owner paid for gas, electricity, or heating within the unit

**1990**: $16.00 per month

**1991**: 4% or $17.00 per month, whichever is higher

**1991: 1991 Inflation Adjustment Order--45% of the 5/31/80 rent (Searle Increase)**

**1992**: $26.00 per month

**1993**: $20.00 per month

**1994**: $18.00 per month

**1995**: 1.5%

**1996**: 1%

**1997**: 1.15%

**1998**: 0.8%

**1999**: 1% not to exceed $8.00

**2000**: $6

**2001 **: $10, plus an additional $8 if the owner pays for all gas service to the rental unit

**2002 **: 3.5% or $30, whichever is less, plus an additional $9 if the owner pays for interior space heating to the rental unit

**2003 **: 0%

**2004 **: 1%, plus an additional 3$, for units with new tenancies between 1/1/99 and 12/31/02; 1.5%, plus an additional 3$, for units with no new tenancies since 1/1/99.

**2005 ****:** 0.9% (**9/10 ^{ths} of a percent**)

**2006 ****:** 0.7% (**7/10 ^{ths} of a percent**)

**2007 **: 2.6%

**2008 **: 2.2%

2009: 2.7%

2010: 0.1% **(1/10 ^{th} of a percent)**

2011: 0.7% **(7/10 ^{ths} of a percent)**

2012: 1.6%

- Rounding to the nearest dollar amount was allowed for 1981-1987, and for 1989 and 1990. Rounding was required for 1988.
- Beginning with the 1991 AGA, rounding has not been allowed.
- The yearly increases must be taken sequentially. For example, the 1988 increase may not be taken before the 1987 increase.
- Beginning with the 2000 AGA, the AGA is not applicable to units with new tenancies starting in the previous calendar year.
**Examples**: the year 2000 AGA does not apply for units with qualifying new tenancies during 1999; the year 2001 AGA does not apply for units with qualifying new tenancies during 2000.