City Of Alameda Rent Control Stabilization Ordinance

April 30, 2019

In 2016, the City of Alameda’s Rent Stabilization Ordinance was put into effect.  The ordinance is not as comprehensive as the City of San Francisco or the City of Oakland’s, but it is an essential step towards combating the continual increase in housing costs and the displacement of the city’s most vulnerable.  While Alameda’s ordinance […] Read More

Hayward Rent Control

April 11, 2019

THE CITY OF HAYWARD’S RESIDENTIAL RENT STABILIZATION AND TENANT PROTECTION ORDINANCE The City of Hayward’s new Residential Rent Stabilization and Tenant Protection Ordinance, which went into effect July 25, 2019, caps annual rent increases to a certain small percentage (“Residential Rent Increase Threshold”) and limits evictions to only those reasons enumerated under the law (“Just […] Read More