November 29, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sarah Henry, Public Information Officer
Legal Assistance Offered to Alameda Renters
The City of Alameda passed a Rent Stabilization Ordinance March 1, 2016 that was affirmed by voters with the recent passage of Measure L1. Under the City’s Ordinance, Alameda renters are offered a number of protections pertaining to annual rent increases, lease terms, and wrongful evictions.
If you would like additional information regarding your tenancy, feel you have been wrongfully evicted, or feel threatened or retaliated against, lawyers from the City Attorney’s Office and staff from the Alameda Housing Authority’s Rent Program will be available to the public before the next City Council meeting. City staff will provide information on the City’s Ordinance and relocation benefits as well as take information and complaints to ensure compliance with the City’s Ordinance.
What: Legal and Rent Program assistance to Alameda renters from the Alameda City Attorney’s Office and the Alameda Housing Authority
When: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue, Room 360
Bring: If possible, please bring lease agreement, rent increase and/or eviction notices, and any other relevant documentation
To submit an inquiry about a rent increase or termination of tenancy notice you have received, please visit: http://www.alamedarentprogram.org/tenant-resources/.
To register to attend an upcoming informational workshop about the Rent Stabilization Ordinance, please visit: http://www.alamedarentprogram.org/informational-workshops.
To contact the Alameda City Attorney’s Office, please call (510) 747-4750 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To contact the Alameda Rent Program at the Housing Authority of the City of Alameda, please call (510) 864-0879 or email email@example.com.