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January 2023 Issue
January 2023 Issue

When a Tenant Dies; Nonprofit Builders Hope to Repeat; 19m Renters Burdened by Housing Costs; Nuts & Bolts; West Berkeley 99 Cent Store to Close; The 50 Best College Towns in America; Are Rentals the Future of Real Estate in California Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted01/1/2023


Reviewing Your Rent Registry
Reviewing Your Rent Registry

How to look up property info on the Rent Board Registry Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted12/14/2022


December 2022 Issue
December 2022 Issue

Judge Allows Moratorium to Stand; Rent Control is Destroying a City Near You; Can a Vacancy Tax Relieve Housing Shortage; Nuts & Bolts; Texas Once Had Rent Control; Global Rent Spiral; Bay Area Rents Fall Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted12/1/2022


To Gift or Not to Gift: The Pros and Cons of Tenant Gift Giving
To Gift or Not to Gift: The Pros and Cons of Tenant Gift Giving

The winter holidays are upon us, and whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or Yule, gift giving is a customary practice. You’ve selected the perfect presents for your loved ones, you’ve bought gifts of appreciation for your mail carrier and UPS delivery person, but do you... Continue Reading

Postedby Tiffany Van Buren
Date posted12/1/2022


Understanding Your Property Tax Bill
Understanding Your Property Tax Bill

A walk-through of your property tax record Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted11/10/2022


November 2022 Issue
November 2022 Issue

Voter's Election Guide; More Area Cities Enact Rent Control; 26 Story Building in Berkeley; Berkeley's Push to End Single-Family Zoning; Nuts & Bolts; Builder's Remedy Enforcement Coming; 2022 Landlord Insurance Guide; Micro-Units Plan Submitted in SF Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted11/1/2022


Seasonal Maintenance: Preparing Your Rental for Fall and WInter
Seasonal Maintenance: Preparing Your Rental for Fall and WInter

Have you done your routine seasonal maintenance? When's the last time you checked your gutters and downspouts? Is your property properly winterized? Continue Reading

Postedby Tiffany Van Buren
Date posted11/1/2022


Intellirent Resident Application and Screening Tools for Members
Intellirent Resident Application and Screening Tools for Members

Intellirent is BPOA's trusted source for online resident screening, comprehensive credit reports and rental marketing. Learn more here! Continue Reading

Postedby Kara Hohne
Date posted10/25/2022


Converting Debate into Conversation: Mediating Your Way to an Agreement
Converting Debate into Conversation: Mediating Your Way to an Agreement

Using mediation for conflict resolution Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted10/20/2022


October 2022 Issue
October 2022 Issue

Big Changes Coming to Berkeley; Re-Zoning Prosperous Neighborhoods; What if SF Got Serious About Single Family Zoning?; Oakland, SF Still Recovering from Rent Declines; Housing Bills Package Heads to Newsom's Desk; CA Legislative Update Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted10/1/2022


Best Practices for Dealing with Problem Tenants
Best Practices for Dealing with Problem Tenants

As rental housing providers, we do our absolute best to only execute leases with solid, responsible, and reasonable applicants. Unfortunately, even the most intensive tenant screenings cannot predict changes in a seemingly perfect tenant’s behavior. It can be difficult not to react to... Continue Reading

Postedby Tiffany Van Buren
Date posted10/1/2022


30 Minute Hot Topic: 5 Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make with Your Rental
30 Minute Hot Topic: 5 Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make with Your Rental

Common errors all owners make & how to avoid them Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted09/21/2022