We regret to report that owner-occupied duplexes and triplexes in Oakland are exposed to an enlarged regulatory regime after the newly minted City Council voted to place a 180-day moratorium limiting rent increases to the annual CPI adjustment and afford a wide range of expanded rights to emancipated tenants in these units.
In this article
, we provide a background of the long and storied campaign to chip away at protections for mom and pop owners and offer our takes on the ordinance.
This presents a good opportunity to summarize Oakland's rent control rules, and we
do so in this video
Never letting the grass grow underneath our feet, Bornstein Law is always ready to answer any questions on how changing laws and regulations impact owners and real estate practitioners in Oakland and throughout the Bay Area.