Watch what you say: Plainclothes Alameda cops monitored renters during council meeting

Interim Alameda City Manager Liz Warmerdammade the initial call for plainclothes cops to¬†monitor the Jan. 5 council meeting.ALAMEDA CITY COUNCIL | As renters and landlords filed through the large foyer leading into Alameda's Kofman Auditorium on January 5 to watch the Alameda City Council's latest attempt to address the growing problem of rising rents and … Continue reading Watch what you say: Plainclothes Alameda cops monitored renters during council meeting

Alameda City Council omits eviction loophole; Tenants affected vow to stay

Alameda Councilmembers Jim Oddie and MarilynEzzy Ashcraft meeting with residents last monthat the Bay¬†View Apartments in Alameda.ALAMEDA CITY COUNCIL | A loophole exploited by an Alameda landlord in the days after an Alameda City Council approved a moratorium on rents and eviction was closed Tuesday night. But the action does nothing to help the 33 … Continue reading Alameda City Council omits eviction loophole; Tenants affected vow to stay

At last a plan to fight rising rents in Alameda, but it falls short, says group

Alameda Councilmember Tony Daysog is proposinga 45-day moratorium on rent hikes over 10 percent.ALAMEDA CITY COUNCIL | For more than a year, tenant activists in Alameda have routinely described horror stories of residents, including low-income people and seniors, being displaced by exorbitant rent increases of up to 50 percent. This week, Alameda Councilmember Tony Daysog … Continue reading At last a plan to fight rising rents in Alameda, but it falls short, says group