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Oakland Rent Control

August 22, 2017

Am I covered by Oakland Rent Control? The Oakland Residential Rent Adjustment Program applies to buildings that have a certificate of occupancy prior to January 1, 1983. However, the following units are not covered by the Oakland Rent Ordinance: Read More

Oakland Condo Conversion

April 4, 2016

What buildings can be converted to condominiums in the City of Oakland? In the City of Oakland, all buildings can be converted to condominiums.  If the building is located in the Lake Merritt District, the owner of the building must build new units to replace the units that are being converted. Can the landlord increase […] Read More

Berkeley Condo Conversion

March 27, 2016

Berkeley Condominium Conversions Updated March 25, 2016 What is the maximum number of rental units that the City of Berkeley may approve for condominium conversion? For all condominium conversion applications submitted after January 1, 2009, no more than 100 rental units per year may be approved for condominium conversion, community apartments or stock cooperative units.  […] Read More