bpoa March newsblast
Don't Miss our April Workshop
April 5th, Saturday
Evictions and Collecting Late Fees
with Attorney Clifford Fried
check calendar for details
The New Non-Smoking Brochure and
Lease addendum are available
on line in our
Save the Date for our May Evening Event
May 15th, Thursday 6:30pm
Michael St. John and Michael Sims on
The Buy Out......when it's time to say "Good Bye"
Free for BPOA Members
$40 for the general public
Link Here for a Guide to Fees Due
Michael St.John on The End of Section 8
THE ALAMEDA COUNTY GRAND JURY HAS ISSUED A REPORT EXCORIATING THE BERKELEY RENT STABILIZATION BOARD....(and the League of Women Voters Agree!)
Click for the full report: HERE
It begins on page 63 and runs to page 74.
The Report concludes with the following recommendations:
- Recommendation 12-10:
The Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board must reduce the high rental unit registration fees.
- Recommendation 12-11:
The Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board must allow landlords to pass through a larger proportion of the registration fee to tenants.
- Recommendation 12-12:
The Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board must ask the city of Berkeley Human Resources Department for a thorough position-control audit to evaluate the number of staff, the classifications and workload.
- Recommendation 12-13:
The Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board must ask the city Human Resources department to provide more comprehensive salary comparisons regularly and use them in setting salaries and benefits, including those of the executive director and the board members.