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

HAYWARD RESIDENTIAL RENT STABILIZATION ORDINANCE Under the Hayward Residential Rent Stabilization Ordinance, a landlord can only raise the rent a certain percentage each year and can only evict a tenant for one of the just-cause reasons enumerated in the law.  While the ordinance covers most residential rental properties, tenants should make sure that the unit […] Read More