Rent Review, Rent Stabilization & Limitations on Evictions 

Ordinance 3148

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PLEASE TAKE NOTICE:

If you have served or received a notice of termination for “no cause” on or after May 3, 2017, please read the following Notice carefully. Contact John Le of the City Attorney’s Office at (510) 747-4765 or jle@alamedacityattorney.org with any questions.

On May 17, 2017, the City Council introduced an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 3148. In pertinent part, the City Council voted to remove “no cause” as a permissible grounds for terminating a tenancy under Section 6-58.140.A of the Alameda Municipal Code. In addition, the City Council also added a provision that would render “null and void” any action by a landlord to terminate a tenancy for “no cause” between May 3, 2017 and the effective date of the ordinance amending Ordinance No. 3148. The effective date of this ordinance is expected to be 30 days from June 6, 2017 (scheduled date of adoption), or July 6, 2017.

Accordingly, if the City Council adopts the ordinance amending Ordinance No. 3148 on June 6, 2017, and the ordinance becomes effective, beginning July 6, 2017:

1)     Any notice of termination for “no cause” served on a tenant on or after May 3, 2017, shall be rendered null and void.

2)     Landlords must refrain from taking action to terminate any tenancy for “no cause,” including, but not limited to, making a demand for possession of a Rental Unit, threatening to terminate a tenancy, bringing or continuing to prosecute any action to recover possession or be granted possession of a rental unit, etc.



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Ordinance 3148

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

informational workshops

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.