Author: Brian Brophy

Oakland Rent Control

22, Tuesday 2017

Am I covered by Oakland Rent Control? The Oakland Residential Rent Adjustment Program applies to all rental units in Oakland with the following exceptions: Dwelling units in subsidized housing, including units where tenants are using Section 8 vouchers; Motels and boarding houses where the tenant has not been in continuous residence for thirty or more […]

Oakland Condo Conversion

04, Monday 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 […]

Berkeley Condo Conversion

27, Sunday 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.  […]

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