Learn more about the Residential Rental Property Laws in Oakland. The Rent Adjustment Program has released packets of information for both tenants and property owners. These packets contain specific information about the Rent Adjustment Ordinance, local housing laws and other useful information.
Tenant Information Packet
Tenant Information Packet (Spanish)
Tenant Information Packet (Chinese)
Property Owner Information Packet
Property Owner Information Packet (Spanish)
Property Owner Information Packet (Chinese)
Below you will find general information sheets covering covering specific topics regarding local and state rules and regulations. To learn more, please also visit the Housing Laws and Regulations section found under Topics.
**Information Sheets in English**
**Information Sheets in Spanish**
**Information Sheets in Chinese**
Rent Levels and Rent Regulations (Chinese)
Checklist for New Renters (Chinese)
Landlord's and Tenant's Rights and Responsibilities (Chinese)
Tenant Move Out Ordinance Information Sheet (Chinese)
Landlord's Right to Enter and Tenant's Right to Privacy (Chinese)
Just Cause for Eviction Information Sheet (Chinese)
Local Resources for Landlords and Tenants (Chinese)
For more information, please contact the Rent Adjustment Program at (510) 238-3721 or visit an Analyst at 250 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Suite 6301 during the following hours.
Mon: 9:30 am to 1:00 pm
Tues through Thurs: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm