The Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board is accepting applications to fill a recently vacated seat on the Rent Board. Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22nd. Read the press release for more information.
Look up the new maximum allowable rent for your rental unit on My Rent Ceiling. In January of each year, the Rent Board posts the updated rent ceilings for all rent-controlled units, which include the annual increase (AGA) for units considered in compliance with local requirements.
THE 2017 ANNUAL GENERAL ADJUSTMENT (AGA) IS 1.8% - visit the 2017 AGA page for more information. 2016 Security Deposit Interest Annual Refund is 0.1% *Scroll down for additional news & information*
Berkeley Rent Board joins chorus of elected officials in condemning violence and hate speech against Muslims and other vulnerable groups. Read the press release and the adopted resolution.
OUR WEBSITE REDESIGN - We want to hear from you! Visit our Redesign Overview Page for more information and a chance to give us your feedback.
NEW TENANT BUYOUT ORDINANCE - Effective April 30, 2016, the City of Berkeley has enacted new rights and obligations to tenants and landlords entering into "buyout" agreements.
TENANT ELIGIBILITY FOR 2016 REGISTRATION FEE PASS-THROUGH REIMBURSEMENT - for qualifying tenancies that commenced prior to January 1, 1999.