Richmond Rent Program


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Effective December 30, 2016

  • Measure L: Richmond Fair Rent, Just Cause for Eviction, and Homeowner Protection Ordinance 
  • Eviction protections apply to all rental units
  • Rents for rent-controlled units must reset to the “base rent”, or the rent paid on July 21, 2015 (or the first date that rent was paid after this date)
  • Landlords may apply one 2016 Annual General Adjustment (equivalent to up to a maximum of  3.0%) rent increase with 30-days’ notice
  • Landlords MUST refund any overpaid rent collected in violation of the Ordinance following December 30, 2016
  • Until the Rent Board is appointed, the City is performing the duties of the Rent Board pursuant to RMC 11.100.060 (m)

News & Events

Community Education Workshops

Please find below a recording of the Community Education Workshop for Tenants and Landlords on January 18, 2017. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation used during the community workshops held on January 18, 2017 and March 29, 2017.

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Community Workshop Presentation: January 18, 2017

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Community Workshop Presentation: March 29, 2017

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2nd Floor 
Richmond, CA 94804
Monday - Friday
9:00 am -12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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