Richmond Rent Program


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Effective December 30, 2016

  • Measure L: Richmond Fair Rent, Just Cause for Eviction, and Homeowner Protection Ordinance 
  • Eviction protections apply to all rental units
  • Rents for rent-controlled units must reset to the “base rent”, or the rent paid on July 21, 2015 (or the first date that rent was paid after this date)
  • Landlords may apply one 2016 Annual General Adjustment (equivalent to up to a maximum of  3.0%) rent increase with 30-days’ notice
  • Landlords MUST refund any overpaid rent collected in violation of the Ordinance following December 30, 2016
  • Until the Rent Board is appointed, the City is performing the duties of the Rent Board pursuant to RMC 11.100.060 (m)

News & Events

Richmond Rent Program Community Education Workshop & Computer Lab Support Sessions

The City of Richmond is hosting a series of community education workshops and computer lab support sessions to educate the community about the Rent Program and the Richmond Fair Rent, Just Cause for Eviction, and Homeowner Protection Ordinance. 

Your attendance is encouraged to:

  • Learn about the Rent Program
  • Receive computer lab assistance to access and complete online forms
  • Explore resources for Tenants and Landlords
Space is limited – RSVP today:

Community Education Workshop
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
City Council Chambers
440 Civic Center Plaza

Computer Lab Support Sessions
Thursday, March 23, 2017 & Thursday, March 30, 2017
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Computer Lab
450 Civic Center Plaza 

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Past Workshops

Please find below a recording of the Community Education Workshop for Tenants and Landlords on January 18, 2017. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation used during the workshop. Please subscribe to our email listserv below to to stay informed on future news and events.

Community Workshop Presentation: January 18, 2017

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Contact Us

440 Civic Center Plaza
2nd Floor 
Richmond, CA 94804
Monday - Friday
9:00 am -12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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