In the News

"This Bay Area City Council be the Next to See Rent Control on the November Ballot"
San Jose Mercury News, March 26, 2024, Ethan Varian

"Berkeley Voters Could Face Dueling Rent Measures in November"
Berkeleyside, March 25, 2024, Supriya Yelimeli

​​​"Housing Law: Berkeley Would Put Renters First"
NBC News, February 20, 2020, Jocelyn Gecker

​​"Proposed Ordinance May Remove Criminal Background Checks for Berkeley Tenants"
The Daily Cal, November 18, 2019, Aditya Katewa

​"Berkeley Could Ban Criminal Background Checks in Rental Housing"
Berkeleyside, November 12, 2019, Natalie Orenstein

​"Berkeley Considers Removing Criminal Background Checks from Housing Applications"
KRON 4, November 12, 2019, Noelle Bellow

​"Berkeley May Remove Criminal Checks in Housing Applications, Angering Landlords"
SF Chronicle, November 8, 2019, Sarah Ravani

​"No Section 8: How a Fair Housing Law Falls Short"
Berkeleyside, July 31, 2019, Natalie Orenstein

​"Berkeley Homeowners Fight Arcane Wording that Could Subject Duplexes to Rent Control"
Berkeleyside, July 9, 2019, Frances Dinkelspiel

​"Berkeley Fights Discrimination Against Low-Income Renters"
East Bay Times, July 31, 2017, Tammerlin Drummond

​"City to Discuss Housing Accountability Act"
The Daily Cal, July 11, 2017, Robin Hyun

"Rent Stabilization Board Appoints Maria Poblet as Commissioner"
The Daily Californian, May 22, 2017, Ahna Straube

"Berkeley Has Done a Bait and Switch by Using Housing Funds to Buy New Council Chambers"
Berkeleyside, March 31, 2017, Krista Gulbransen

"Debating Costa-Hawkins: Should we strengthen or shrink rent control laws?"
KALW Public Radio, February 27, 2017 with Krista Gulbransen & Jay Kelekian, Rent Board Executive Director

"Berkeley Landlord Tax Easily Passes"
East Bay Express, November 9, 2016, Darwin BondGraham

"Voters in City Should Vote Yes on Measure DD, Not U1"
The Daily Cal, November 4, 2016, Krista Gulbransen

"As Election Nears, Contributions and Complaints Mount"
Berkeleyside, October 26, 2016, Frances Dinkelspiel

"City Ballot Measure U1 Regressive Tax Break That Favors Developers"
The Daily Cal, October 25, 2016, Krista Gulbransen

"Berkeley Ballot Measure Revenue Projections Faulty, Judge Finds"
East Bay Times, September 2, 2016, Tom Lochner

​​​"Court Orders City to Change Ballot Language after Berkeley Landlords Coalition Sues"
The Daily Cal, August 31, 2016, Chantelle Lee

​"Courts Weigh in on Two of Berkeley's Ballot Measures"
Berkeleyside, August 31, 2016, Frances Dinkelspiel

"Berkeley Property Owner Coalition Sues City Over Misleading Ballot Language"
The Daily Cal, August 19, 2016, Alexandra Yoon-Hendricks

​​​​​​"Landlord Group Sues Berkeley Over Rental Tax Initiative"​
Berkeleyside, August 19, 2016, Max Cherney

"Berkeley ​​Landlord Group Files Suit Over Ballot Language"
East Bay Times, August 19, 2016, Tom Lochner

"My Word: Berkeley City Council Made Wrong Choice on Ballot Measure"
The East Bay Times, June 8, 2016, Op Ed piece by Krista Gulbransen

"Berkeley City Council Approves Ballot Measure to Tax Landlords & Create Affordable Housing Fund"
East Bay Express, June 7, 2016, Darwin Bondgraham

"Berkeley Voters Could Face Dueling Robin Hood Tax Measures"
East Bay Times, May 23, 2016, Judith Scherr

"Business license tax increase not a viable solution to affordable housing problems"
The Daily Californian, December 3, 2015, Op Ed piece by Krista Gulbransen

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