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Recorded Webinar-Everything You Need to Know About Fair Housing & Reasonable Accommodations
Recorded Webinar-Everything You Need to Know About Fair Housing & Reasonable Accommodations

Steve Williams is back to share his expertise on Fair Housing law! Continue Reading

Postedby Steve Williams
Date posted06/14/2023


June 2023 Issue
June 2023 Issue

CA Supreme Court to Hear USB on People's Park; Apartment Hunting in SF Still No Picnic; St. Paul Reconsiders Draconian Rent Control; Federal Suit Challenges NYC's New Rent Law; A Look at Rent Control Around the Country; The Genius of Steven Wright; 5 Reasons Why Experts Say Rent Control Doesn't Work Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted06/1/2023


Fair Housing Testers: Are You Prepared to be Put to the Test?
Fair Housing Testers: Are You Prepared to be Put to the Test?

Let’s talk about moles. No, I don’t mean the garden variety. I’m referring to the spy-type moles hired by agencies to catch housing providers engaging in unlawful or discriminatory practices. These people, called Fair Housing Testers, can work for state fair housing departments,... Continue Reading

Postedby Tiffany Van Buren
Date posted06/1/2023


Recorded Webinar - BPOA's New Lease: An Overview
Recorded Webinar - BPOA's New Lease: An Overview

Learn about what's new in the BPOA-recommended lease! Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted05/24/2023


Berkeley Rental Housing Fee Schedule
Berkeley Rental Housing Fee Schedule

Fee schedule for rental housing providers in Berkeley Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted05/11/2023


Recorded Webinar - Winding Down the Eviction Moratorium
Recorded Webinar - Winding Down the Eviction Moratorium

What comes next for evictions in Berkeley? Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted05/10/2023


Recorded Webinar - 30-Minute Webinar-Thermostat Rebate Program: Earn Cash Rewards
Recorded Webinar - 30-Minute Webinar-Thermostat Rebate Program: Earn Cash Rewards

Thermostat Care's rebate program: Remove dangerous toxic metals from your rental properties. Attend this webinar to learn how to identify, safely uninstall, and transport mercury-containing thermostats, and where in Berkeley to take them to get a $30 rebate for each participating unit. Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted05/3/2023


May 2023 Issue
May 2023 Issue

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Tries Again; 12 Berkeley Owners Try-Out SB9; Downtown Berkeley Faces Big Changes; California Building Boom? Here, Not So Much: The Nuts & Bolts; CalRHA Legislative Update for May 2023; Feds Charge Bay Area Landlord; Berkeley Unified Considering Reparations Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted05/1/2023


Photographing Your Rental Property: Tips for Getting the Best Pics
Photographing Your Rental Property: Tips for Getting the Best Pics

People spend more time interacting with marketing ads featuring photography. Research has proven that ads without photos = ads without views! In this article, the BPOA's deputy director shares her tricks and tips for getting great pics with a smartphone! Continue Reading

Postedby Tiffany Van Buren
Date posted05/1/2023


Recorded Webinar - Guaranteed Rent Payments? Tell Me More!
Recorded Webinar - Guaranteed Rent Payments? Tell Me More!

Learn about Abode Services subsidy programs, the unique financial incentives they offer to rental housing providers, and the wrap-around services for both residents and housing providers. Continue Reading

Postedby Rebecca Kaplan
Date posted04/26/2023


Berkeley Ban on Natural Gas Struck Down
Berkeley Ban on Natural Gas Struck Down

An April 2023 ruling by a federal appeals court said Berkeley's ban on natural gas was illegal Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted04/17/2023


Preparing Your Residents for Power Outages
Preparing Your Residents for Power Outages

A handy "Power Outage Preparedness" checklist for you to pass on to your residents. Better education leads to better planning on their part and means less calls to you asking, "Why is my power out?" or "When will my power be back on?" Continue Reading

Postedby Tiffany Van Buren
Date posted04/1/2023