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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 […]

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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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Firefighters Union Front Political Committee Reels In The August Dough

“Alameda Citizens United” is a political committee sponsored by the local Alameda firefighters union.

A political action committee sponsored by the local Alameda firefighters union, and backing a slate of local candidates this November, reeled in cash from outside sources in August.

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Rebuttal Statements Filed on Measure L1, City-Sponsored Rent Control Measure

Rebuttal arguments for and against the city-sponsored rent control measure, Measure L1, have been filed with election officials.

Rebuttal arguments over the city-sponsored rent control measure, Measure L1, are now on file with the city clerk’s office.

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Ballot Arguments On City-sponsored Rent Control Measure L1

Arguments for and against the city-sponsored rent control Measure L1 have been filed. (File photo)

In a strange turn of events surely to provoke howls of protest, the Alameda Renters Coalition argument against Measure L1, the city-sponsored rent control measure, in favor of the coalition’s own, more strict, initiative, Measure M1, will not appear in […]

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Landlord Plans To Sell Property

Dear Editor,

I too own one additional house. It has enabled me to stay in Alameda and raise my children. When the current tenant moves out, I will sell.

The only people who benefit from the adoption of rent control are the INCUMBENT tenants. If you are in the last rental unit you will […]

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