Tenant & Property Owner Resources

Understand your rights as a tenant or property owner, and get help with issues related to rent increases or evictions.

Visit the Rent Adjustment Program Website
For housing services and rent-related matters

Posted: January 28th, 2021 7:36 PM

Last Updated: May 4th, 2023 12:16 PM

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 >

Know Your Rights & Responsibilities

Learn more about the Residential Rental Property Laws in Oakland and contact organizations that protect tenant and property owner rights in Oakland.

Get Help with Evictions

Get help if you might be evicted. Resolve housing disputes and avoid getting displaced.

Get Help with Rent Increases

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.

Online Services & Resources