Understand your rights as a tenant or property owner, and get help with issues related to rent increases or evictions.
Have you lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic and are at risk of losing your home? Oakland residents may be eligible for financial assistance to pay rent and other housing costs. Learn more >
Learn more about the Residential Rental Property Laws in Oakland and contact organizations that protect tenant and property owner rights in Oakland.
Get help if you might be evicted. Resolve housing disputes and avoid getting displaced.
Find out what increases are allowed, or submit a petition to the Rent Adjustment Program for allowable exceptions. Tenants may challenge a rent increase if they believe it is more than the allowed increase.