Research Reports 

Many of the links below lead to PDF files that require Adobe Acrobat Reader to be installed on your computer.  You can download Acrobat Reader for free. 



Reports from the Rent Board's Eviction/Section 8/Foreclosure Committee
Economic Studies  

2013 Report on Rent Stabilization and the Berkeley Rental Housing Market after Vacancy Decontrol  

2012 Vacancy Decontrol and Reinvestment Report (Revised 1/28/13)    

2011 Report on Seismic Improvements for Soft Story Properties

2010 Economic Study


Tenant and Property Owner Surveys

2012 Customer Service Survey Results (Property Owners & Managers)

2009 Berkeley Tenants Survey Results  

1998 Berkeley Tenants Survey Results 

1984 Berkeley Tenant and Landlord Survey


Background Reports

Rent Stabilization in the 21st Century (2012)

1995 Berkeley Rent Increase Standards Report

Rent Control in the City of Berkeley, 1978 to 1994 (18.6mb)

1982 Berkeley General Ajustment of Rent Ceilings Report

1973 Berkeley Housing Survey Report

Rent Board Economic Data

Quarterly Market Median and Vacancy Registration Reports (1st Quarter 2002 through Current)