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Regulations of the Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board apply ONLY to rental units within the city of Berkeley, California.
Charter of the City of Berkeley, Article XVII, Sections 120-124
Rent Stabilization and Eviction for Good Cause Ordinance, Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 13.76
Rent Board Regulations
Recent Changes in Rent Board Regulations
Tenant Screening Fees, BMC 13.78
Resolution No. 08-03 Adopting Fiscal Year 2009 Budget Guidelines and Estabilishing the Annual Registration Fee [PDF file requires Adobe Acrobat Reader]
Resolution No. 08-04 Authorization to Pass Through to Certain Tenants a Portion of Fiscal Year 2008's Registration Fee as a Temporary General Adjustment of Rent Ceilings [PDF file requires Adobe Acrobat Reader]
Resolution No. 08-10 Adopting Fiscal Year 2008/2009 Expenditure Level and Position Detail [PDF file requires Adobe Acrobat Reader]
Rent Board Fee Schedule - Resolution No. 03-24 (PDF file, requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)
Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act (California Civil Code Section 1954.50-1954.535)
SB 985: California Rental Law Changes (Jan. 2002)
Notice and Rent Information Forms (PDF file, requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)
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