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June 2024 Issue
June 2024 Issue

Oakland Rents see Steep Decline; 4-way Face-off Coming for District 4 Seat; Concord Rent Control Ordinance Takes Effect; Costa Hawkins Initiative Opposed by Top Dems; CalRHA Legislative Update; Berkeley Homeless/Unhoused Population Drops; Landlording with Mark; Editorial; Coalition Corner; Events Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted06/1/2024


May 2024 Issue
May 2024 Issue

More on Potential Pet Law; SCOTUS Rules Against Exorbitant Impact Fees; Experts on Why Rent Control Doesn't Work; BRHC Submits Ballot Initiative Signatures; CalRHA Legislative Update; Report: New Insight on Small Multi-Family Properties; Landlording with Mark; Editorial; Coalition Corner; Events Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted05/1/2024


April 2024 issue
April 2024 issue

We are pleased to offer our monthly print newsletter online in a printable PDF format. You can easily view or print an additional copy of the latest issue by accessing the PDF file here: April 2024 Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted04/1/2024


March 2024 issue
March 2024 issue

Oakland Market Distress; SCOTUS Turns Down PRop. Rights Challenge; Kate Harrison Resigns; Shtrek Complex Opens this Spring; CalRHA Legislative Update; City of Sacramento Solves Affordable Housing; Landlording with Mark; Editorial; Coalition Corner; The Nuts & Bolts; Monthly Calendar; Events Details Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted03/1/2024


February 2024 issue
February 2024 issue

UC Berkeley Closes Up People's Park; People's Park Foes to Press On with Suit; Tenants Unions; Three Simple Building Maintenance "Hacks"; Legislative Update; Berkeley's Ban on Gas Appliances Blocked; NMHC Rent Control Study Report Summary; Editorial; Coalition Corner; The Nuts & Bolts; Monthly Event Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted02/1/2024


January 2024 issue
January 2024 issue

Judge Bars Berkeley from Camp Sweep; Owner Move-Ins, Ellis Act, & Resident Buyouts; Rent Control on Ballot in Four More Cities; Cabins for the Homeless: $113K Each; New Rental Housing Laws for 2024; "Museums of Their Lives"; Editorial; Coalition Corner; The Nuts & Bolts; Monthly Event Calendar Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted01/1/2024


December 2023 issue
December 2023 issue

Bay Area: Rental Market Competitiveness; Landlord are Offering Incentives; Rent Board Chair Calls for Cease-fire; Renting to Roommates: Five Considerations; Berkeley Raises Height Limits; Larkspur Approves Rent Control; Port Hueneme Council Rejects Stabilization; Editorial; Coalition Corner; Events Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted12/1/2023


November 2023 issue
November 2023 issue

State :Law Allows ADU Sales; The Continuing Saga of Office Conversions; 60 New California Housing Laws; Oakland Rent Drop is Steepest in Nation; Year-over-Year Rent Slide in 24 Metros: Table; Viral LA Tenant has Oakland Record; Editorial; Coalition Corner; The Nuts & Bolts; Event Calendar Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted11/1/2023


October 2023 Issue
October 2023 Issue

Landlord Sues City of Berkeley; Measure MM Class Action Suit; Southside Could Get 12-Story Student Housing; Larkspur Approves Rent Control; Message from the BRHC; Massachusetts May Revisit Rent Control; New Law a Win for UC Housing Plan; Monthly Event Calendar; The Nuts & Bolts; Coalition Corner Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted10/1/2023


September 2023 Issue
September 2023 Issue

Berkeley Building Boom; Is a Regional Bond Measure on the Way?; Rent Control is Vulnerable; We Still Need More Housing; Golden Gate Fields: What Happens Next?; Some Cities Face Resistance to Rent Control; BART Land Housing Projects on Hold; BPOA Events Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted09/1/2023


August 2023 Issue
August 2023 Issue

Berkeley Staffing Crisis Burns Out Workers; SF Rent Control Expansion Increased Evictions; Berkeley Plan to Redress Loss of Black Residents; A Rent Control Renaissance is Underway; SCOTUS Urged to Take Up NY Rent Control Case; UCB Grad Student Commutes by Plane; Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted08/1/2023


July 2023 Issue
July 2023 Issue

Newsom's CEQA Reform Plan Worries Some; 12,000 Architects on the Housing Crisis; ChatGPT on Rent Control- Two Versions; Tenant Buy-Outs: Analysis; Refunds Ordered Under State RC Law; CalRHA Legislative Update; SFH Investor Bans Lead to Higher Rents; BPOA Events Details Continue Reading

Postedby BPOA Master
Date posted07/1/2023