Published on December 01, 2023
As we approach the one-year anniversary of the full end of the local moratorium on rent increases, the Rent Program reminds landlords and tenants about restrictions on the use of rent increases that were "banked" during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published on November 30, 2023
Rent control protections apply to houseboats and live-aboard vessels at Barnhill Marina
Published on September 19, 2023
On October 25, 2023, the Alameda City Council will have a special meeting to consider changing or eliminating the City's CIP Policy, which allows landlords to “pass through” to tenants the amortized cost of certain capital improvements.
In an important decision following a contested administrative hearing, an Independent Hearing Officer concluded that 150 units of former naval housing in Alameda are subject to the City’s rent control regulations.
Published on August 14, 2023
Community meeting for tenants and landlords to discuss an updated Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Policy proposal for Rent Program staff to present to City Council.
Published on June 07, 2023
On June 6, 2023, City Council approved final passage of an Ordinance to impose a temporary moratorium on Capital Improvement Plans (CIP) for properties with 25 or more rental units.
Published on May 31, 2023
Beginning Thursday June 1st, 2023, payments can be accepted for the 2023-2024 Rent Program annual fee. Property owners may pay the fee by logging in to their Rent Registry account to pay by credit card or e-check. Owners also will receive a mailed invoice indicating the total fees due, with instructions on how to pay by check.
Pursuant to Alameda Municipal Code Section 6-58.60(B), the Annual General Adjustment for September 1, 2023, through August 31, 2024, is 2.9%
Rent Ordinance no. 3250 prevents landlords from terminating a tenancy except for certain allowable grounds and requires a relocation payment in circumstances that are not the fault of the tenant. Amounts for these relocation payments were established by City Council resolution and are adjusted annually based on a component of the Consumer Price Index (CPI)
Published on May 03, 2023
Special Meeting on Capital Improvement Plan for Southshore Tenants
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December 07, 2023
Rent Program staff present information on rental regulations in the City of Alameda, including registration requirements, rent increase regulations, and termination of tenancy procedures.
December 19, 2023