Rent Review, Rent Stabilization & Limitations on Evictions
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Rent and eviction matters are currently governed by Ordinance 3148 (Rent Review, Rent Stabilization and Limitations on Evictions Ordinance) which was approved by the voters as Measure L1 in November 2016.
On June 6, 2017, the Alameda City Council adopted Ordinance 3180 which amends Ordinance 3148. The most noteworthy revisions provided by Ordinance 3180 are: (1) it eliminates “no cause” as a ground for eviction; and (2) it requires that if a tenant has a “fixed term” lease and that fixed term lease was renewed, the tenant is entitled to relocation payments if the tenant vacates at the end of the subsequent term.
Ordinance 3180 would have been effective July 6, 2017. However, a referendum petition was submitted to the Alameda City Clerk on June 26 which tolls the effectiveness of Ordinance 3180.
For more information, please the read the PRESS RELEASE and FAQs.
Questions regarding the Rent Program Fee? Please call the City Finance department at 510-747-4881
Housing Authority of the City of Alameda
701 Atlantic Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
Hours: Mon - Thurs 8:30am - 4:00pm
Upcoming RRAC Meetings
There are new requirements concerning the following:
- Noticing rent increases
- Offering leases
- Increasing rent more than 5%
- Noticing evictions
- Providing relocation assistance in connection with certain terminations
- Requiring Capital Improvement Plan applications in connection with substantial rehabilitation of rental units
The Housing Authority of the City of Alameda (Program Administrator) conducts Informational Workshops about the Rent Review, Rent Stabilization & Limitations on Evictions Ordinance 3148.
Capital Improvement Plan
On April 6, 2016, City Council passed Resolution 15138 which requires a Capital Improvement Plan under certain circumstances.