City of Oakland
(Last Updated On: June 11, 2019)

The City of ’s Rent Adjustment Program has announced longer office hours, as reported in the press release sent to Zennie62Media. Some of this is part of the fallout over

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Michele Byrd

Michele Byrd, reported here at Oakland News Now. Here’s the information:

The Rent Adjustment Program is for All ers: Changes Aim to Help Address Housing Crisis

RAP staff host drop-in and appointment hours in 250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza on the 6th floor. To better serve the community, the RAP has instituted new, longer hours:

Monday: 9:30am – 1pm
1pm – 4:30pm (Phone call-ins only)
Tuesday – Thursday: 9:30am – 4:30pm
Friday: 9am – 4pm (Closed except for document drop-off, on 5th floor)

RAP is hosting numerous workshops through the summer and into the fall to better educate and inform the community. With topics covering seismic retrofitting, tenant rights, landlord rights, and more, there is applicable information for all residents.

Small Property Owners Workshop: Owner Occupied Duplex/Triplex | June 12, 5:30-7:00 pm | Library – Rockridge Branch
Tenant Rights Workshop| July 9, 5:30-7:00 pm | City Hall, Hearing Room 2
Evictions in : A Workshop for Property Owners | July 30, 5:30-7:00 pm | Library – Main Branch
Tenant Rights Workshop | September 10, 5:30-7:00 pm | Library – Main Branch
Small Property Owner’s Workshop | September 24, 5:30-7:00 pm | City Hall, Hearing Room 1
Taller de Derechos del Inquilino (español) / Tenant Rights (in Spanish) | October 8, 5:30-7:00 pm | Spanish Speaking Citizens Foundation

If you can’t attend a summer/fall workshop, RAP is bringing information directly to the community. Residents can meet with knowledgeable representatives from the program at one of the upcoming festivals around the Town.

Temescal Street Fair | June 9, Noon – 6 pm | Telegraph Ave between 41st and 51st Streets
Juneteenth Celebration | June 15, Noon – 6pm | Eastmont Town Center Parking Lot

National Night Out | August 6, 7 – 9pm | Location TBD
Laurel Street Festival | August 10 | 35th Ave. – High Street on MacArthur Blvd.

For more information and questions on the Rent Adjustment Program contact 510-238-3721 or visit https://www.oaklandca.gov/topics/rent-adjustment-program.

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