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Welcome to the New BPOA Website!
Welcome to the New BPOA Website!

Welcome to our new website! We have a brand new look and updated technology in an effort to better serve all our members. We hope that you'll enjoy it as much as we do. In order to get the most out of your member experience, you will need to create a new login. Your previous username and password... Continue Reading

Postedby Krista C. Gulbransen
Date posted01/1/2022


December 2021 Issue
December 2021 Issue

10 Best Apps for Finding Apartments; 22 New California Laws in 2022; St. Paul's New Rent Control Law; Rent Board Hires New Director; New Mold Notification Requirement. Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted12/1/2021


November 2021 Issue
November 2021 Issue

Housing Coming to People's Park; 50% Plan to Leave the Area for Good; California's Rental Assistance Program Guidance; County & State Rent Relief & Assistance; Bay Area Cities Ranked by 1 BDR Rent; Luxury Senior Living Project Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted11/1/2021


October 2021 Issue
October 2021 Issue

Editorial; Coalition Corner; 17-Story Building Proposed in Berkeley; Newsom Signs Zoning Bills; NYC Rent Control to Come Before the 2nd Circuit; Why Liberals Are So Conservative on Housing; Chart: Bay Area Rents on 1 & 2 Bedroom Apts; Monthly Event Calendar; When a Good Deal Isn't Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted10/1/2021


September 2021 Issue
September 2021 Issue

Editorial; Coalition Corner; Suffering Landlords Washington's New Problem; Landlord Sues LA for $100M; Fresh Scams Hinder Rent Aid Disbursement; Landlord Rejects Low-Income Tenant, Gets Fined; 2020 Census: Berkeley Denser, More Diverse; Bright Ideas for Your Toxic Light Bulbs Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted09/1/2021


August 2021 Issue
August 2021 Issue

Editorial; Coalition Corner; California Rental Debt Pay-Down: A Question; Berkeley Reaches Settlement with UCB; Portland Feeling the Pinch of Bad Policy; UCB Might Move an 8-Unit Building; BPOA Member Survey Results; 2020 Report on Average Buyout Cost in SF; Monthly Event Calendar Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted08/1/2021


July 2021 Issue
July 2021 Issue

Editorial; Coalition Corner; CA: Possible Deal to Cover 100% of Back Rent; Ohio Proposes Replacing the term "Landlord"; Why There Aren't Enough Homes to Buy; Rent Board to Vote on Ethnic Cleansing Resolution; How the City Spends Money; Bay Area Rents on the Rise Again; TOPA in Berkeley on Hold... Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted07/1/2021


Housing Provider 101: Options to Regain Possession of Your Unit
Housing Provider 101: Options to Regain Possession of Your Unit

How to regain possession of your unit through an owner move in or buyout agreement. Continue Reading

Date posted06/24/2021


Housing Provider 101: What to Do When a Tenancy Ends
Housing Provider 101: What to Do When a Tenancy Ends

What to do when your tenant notifies you that they are moving out. Continue Reading

Date posted06/15/2021


June 2021 Issue
June 2021 Issue

Imagining Housing in 2070; What SPUR Thinks About Rent Control; How Much is Rent Relief Helping Californians?; Berkeley Puts $53M Toward Housing at BART; California Rent Relief Guide; Bay Area Rental Market May Be Stabilizing; TOPA in a Nutshell Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted06/1/2021


Housing Provider 101: Managing Additional Tenants, Guests & Subletters
Housing Provider 101: Managing Additional Tenants, Guests & Subletters

How to manage additional tenants, guests or subletting issues. Continue Reading

Date posted05/18/2021


Housing Provider 101: Seeing Your Way Through Tenant Challenges
Housing Provider 101: Seeing Your Way Through Tenant Challenges

Working through challenges when communicating with tenants. Continue Reading

Date posted05/13/2021