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August Survey Shows Rents Declining Year-Over-Year

Data from Zumper shows rents in Alameda dropping in August.

August survey data from Zumper, on online apartment rental platform, shows rents in Alameda have dropped compared to last year.

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District Attorney’s Office Finds No Actionable Wrongdoing in Landlord Group’s Petition Drive

Rather than chance it at the ballot, Alameda City Council reversed course on a just cause eviction ordinance they approved just months ago. (File Photo)

The City of Alameda announced this week that the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has determined that no actionable wrongdoing was found in connection with signature gathering for just cause […]

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Renters Coalition Planning Statewide Assembly at Alameda High School in September

Tenants Together and ARC are planning a statewide renters assembly for Alameda High School in September. (Google Street View)

Tenants Together, along with the Alameda Renters Coalition and other sponsors is planning a statewide renters assembly and conference at Alameda High School in September.

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Landlord Petition Puts Just Cause Evictions Provisions on Hold

Just Cause Evictions provisions are on hold for now. (File photo)

Changes recently made by Alameda City Council to the local rent control ordinance are on hold pending resolution of the outcome of a landlord ballot measure petition to reverse the just cause evictions provisions of those changes.

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Councilmember Jim Oddie Yields to “Political Blackmail” on No Cause Evictions

Text of an e-mail from Alameda Renters Coalition member Eric Strimling to Councilmember Jim Oddie. (Acquired through a public records request.)

Yielding to what he himself had characterized as “political blackmail,” Councilmember Jim Oddie on Tuesday joined Councilmembers Marilyn Ashcraft and Malia Vela in moving forward a revision to a local rent control ordinance that […]

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Rents Come Down Across Bay Area

According to Zumper, rents have come down in several East Bay cities.

New data published by Zumper, a San Francisco tech company that seeks to enable would-be tenants to sign lease agreements through their mobile phone on-the-spot, rental prices have come down across the Bay area, including on the Peninsula and in several East Bay […]

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Landlord Says ARC’s Next Move Is To Coerce Councilmember

Local rent control activists haven’t given up the fight. (File Photo)

According to a local landlord, the Alameda Renters Coalition’s next move is to use Councilmember Marilyn Ashcraft’s mayoral ambitions against her to pressure her into supporting more strict rent control measures.

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City Offers Legal Assistance To Alameda Tenants

Next week, city officials are hosting a working session to provide legal assistance to Alameda renters. (File photo)

City legal staff and housing authority officials are offering an evening session at city hall next week to offer up legal assistance to Alameda Renters.

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Eviction Moratorium Petition Falls Flat

The Alameda Renters Coalition has been rebuffed in its efforts to have the City of Alameda enact a moratorium on evictions. (File photo)

A petition effort by the Alameda Renters Coalition asking Alameda city council to adopt a 90-day moratorium on evictions has been rebuffed by city hall.

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Mysterious M1 Mailer Hits Mailboxes Over The Weekend

Disclosure statement at the bottom of a campaign mailer that hit mailboxes over the weekend. (Action Alameda News)

Alameda residents received a large color glossy mailer over the weekend, encouraging them to vote “no” on Measure M1, the renters coalition-sponsored rent control measure, and instead vote “yes” on Measure L1, the city-sponsored rent control measure.

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