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City Council Agrees to Extend Moratorium

Jan 14,2016

The Alameda City Council voted unanimously to extend an urgency ordinance prohibiting residential rent increases of 8 percent or more and “no-cause” evictions for 60 days at its meeting Jan. 5.

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Dennis Evanosky  Tenants who received termination notices compare notes at the Bayview Apartments last week. The building’s owners updated their termination notices on Veterans Day.

Landlords Sneak in Under Moratorium

Nov 19,2015

Hundreds evicted just in time for Veterans Day holiday

Residents at the Bayview Apartments at 470 Central Ave., were given tenancy termination notices on Nov. 7, according to Catherine Pauling, spokesperson for Alameda Renters Coalition. 

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Dennis Evanosky  City Clerk Lara Weisiger looks on as Catherine Pauling signs the paperwork for the ballot initiative that the Alameda Renters Coalition plans to put on the November ballot.

Renters Turn Up Heat

Mar 03,2016

The Alameda Renters Coalition (ARC) filed a ballot initiative last Monday in response to what it defines as  “a crisis of mass evictions and average rent increases of more than 50 percent over a span of only four years.”

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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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