Holiday Closure: The Rent Board will be closed on Monday, February 13th in observance of Lincoln's Birthday. 


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Assembly Bill (AB) 12 would create a one month’s rent cap on security deposits for all tenants.

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Resources for Berkeley landlords and tenants

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Annual security deposit interest payments are due by December 31!

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Information and tools for understanding, calculating, and implementing the 2023 AGA.

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Annual increases for owner move-in and Ellis Act eviction relocation assistance payments go into effect January 1, 2023. 

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A randomly chosen sample of tenants will receive the survey in the mail.  

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The amnesty period allows for the waiver of all late-payment penalties if accounts are paid in full by September 30, 2022, in cases of COVID-19 financial hardship, and where a property account has been identified as needing an administrative correction.

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We’re helping to spread the word that, after more than ten years, the Berkeley Housing Authority (BHA) has announced the opening of the Tenant-Based (Housing Choice Voucher) waitlist. The pre-application period to be included in the random draw for placement on the waitlist is July 19 through July 26.