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Oakland Tenants Now Protected From Pretextual and Technical Breach of Lease Violations

On Tuesday, June 6, 2023, the Oakland City Council passed legislation strengthening the Oakland Rent Ordinance to protect Oakland tenants.  The amendments limit pretextual evictions and evictions based on trivial or technical lease violations.  Not every breach of lease warrants an eviction lawsuit.  Now, Oakland tenants are protected from experiencing ...

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The Oakland Rent Adjustment Program Publishes Astonishing 6.7% Annual Rent Increase Taking Effect in July 2022

The Oakland Rent Adjustment Program announced the annual rent increase for rent increases between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023. As a result, rent for Oakland tenants living in rental units covered by the Oakland Rent Ordinance’s rent control provisions may be increased by an astonishing 6.7%. The Oakland ...

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As An Oakland Tenant, Can My Landlord Say No To Overnight Guests?

Be it a significant other, a friend too drunk to drive, or a family member visiting from out-of-town, allowing an overnight guest to spend the night is a valuable privilege many Oakland tenants do not value until renting from a landlord that says no to overnight guests.  But, can a ...

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Oakland Tenant Protection Ordinance: Protecting Oakland Tenants Against Landlord Harassment

The City of Oakland Tenant Protection Ordinance protects all Oakland tenants from landlord harassment perpetrated by unscrupulous landlords, property managers, or other representatives in bad faith.  By protecting all tenancies in Oakland, and empowering tenants with a private right of action, the Oakland Tenant Protection Ordinance is a powerful law ...

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Oakland Coronavirus Eviction Moratorium Proposed to Protect Oakland Tenants

Oakland tenants can look forward to potential critical tenant rights as the Oakland City Council has taken an active response to the Coronavirus pandemic. On March 11, 2020, the Oakland City Council voted to formally request that the Alameda County Superior Court halt until April 7th. Additionally, a Coronavirus eviction ...

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