1.) By Email: If you are initiating a new petition, download and complete the petition document above. If you are initiating a new petition or have a case pending and need to submit petition-related documents, you must email the form and/or documents to RAP. You may email RAP at firstname.lastname@example.org. Once RAP has accepted your petition and/or petition-related documents, you will receive a confirmation email.
2.) By Mail: Due to the Shelter-in-Place Order, we are no longer accepting in-person petition applications and related materials in our office. All new petitions and petition-related documents can be submitted by mail to the address below:
Rent Adjustment Program
250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 5313
Oakland, CA 94612
3.) Online Petition Filing: We also offer an online portal where you can submit your petitions and all petition-related forms online. To file a Tenant Petition online, click here. (Note: New Versions as of 10/22/2020 include Proof of Service).