Oakland Buyout Ordinance

June 13, 2018

What units are covered by the Oakland Buyout Ordinance? The Oakland Buyout Ordinance applies to all residential rental units in Oakland, except publicly owned or operated rentals. What is my landlord required to do before approaching me about a buyout? The Oakland Buyout Ordinance requires landlords to provide each tenant in a rental unit with […] Read More

Negotiating Tenant Buyouts

September 2, 2010

Over just the last decade alone, our firm has represented 100s of tenants in buyout negotiations in San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley.  We do not take this role lightly, realizing that each person we are representing is losing a rent-controlled home.  We take a very individualized approach to buyouts, taking into account the impact on […] Read More