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Legal Assistance Offered to Alameda Renters

Nov 30,2016

The City of Alameda passed a Rent Stabilization Ordinance on March 1 that was affirmed by voters with the recent passage of Measure L1. Under the City’s Ordinance, Alameda renters are offered a number of protections pertaining to annual rent increases, lease terms, and wrongful evictions.

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Free-Market Rent Is Alameda Tradition

Mar 03,2016

Since the establishment of Alameda 154 years ago and through numerous real estate booms and busts, landlords and tenants have co-existed without city mandates regarding pricing. Yet the City Council is quickly making policies that will forever change this relationship.

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Planning Board Goes for Rent Control Study

Jun 12,2014

The Planning Board stopped short of recommending the city enact rent controls Monday, instead voting 4-3 to ask the City Council to consider setting up a task force to study whether people are being displaced by rising rents.

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