Have questions about your lease or issues with your landlord?

The Rent Stabilization Board is composed of nine elected commissioners. Rent Board staff provide information and counseling to landlords and tenants, calculate and certify individual rent ceilings, conduct administrative hearings and issue decisions on landlord and tenant rent adjustment petitions, collect registration fees, and maintain a database of registered rental units.

Contact Rent Board staff by emailing rent@cityofberkeley.info or calling (510) 981-7368.

Need to report a pothole, report illegal dumping, report graffiti, or request other city services?

Dial 3-1-1 Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM inside City limits or call (510) 981-2489. Or, visit cityofberkeley.info/311.

Additional services

In an Emergency: Dial 911, or (510) 981-5911 from a cell phone.

Police Non-Emergency: (510) 981-5900
Refuse and Recycling: (510) 981-7270
Parking Citations: (510) 981-7200
Neighborhood Services: (510) 981-2489

City of Berkeley requests for service should be directed to the Call Center. You can reach the Call Center by calling 311 from Berkeley or 510.981.2489 outside of Berkeley. Additionally, you can submit a request online at the online service center.

For other concerns or for more information, visit the City of Berkeley website.
For Alameda County services, call 211 or visit 211alamedacounty.org.

CRISIS SUPPORT SERVICES OF ALAMEDA COUNTY, CA - 24 HOUR CRISIS LINE: 1-800-309-2131
NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE: 1-800-273-8255

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