Laws and Regulations

California Legislative Information (Including the Code of Civil Procedure)

Title Effective Date
California State Law Various

Ordinances and Resolutions

Title Effective Date
Richmond Fair Rent, Just Cause For Eviction and Homeowner Protection Ordinance 12/30/2016
Richmond Relocation Ordinance 6/14/2018
Relocation Ordinance Payment Amounts 1/1/2019
Residential Rental Housing Fee Ordinance 8/16/2018
Residential Rental Housing Fee Resolution 5/15/2018
Establishing Additional Terms Of Exemption For Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Providers Resolution 2/20/2019
Declaring a Temporary Moratorium on Evictions for Nonpayment of Rent for Tenants Impacted by COVID-19 3/17/2020
Supplemental Order Adding Protections for Commercial Properties and Freezing Residential Rent Increases Through May 31, 2020, or as extended 4/27/2020
Hearing and Appeals Processes and Procedures During Both The State of California's Declared Emergency and The City of Richmond's Local Emergency Due to The Impacts of The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak Resolution 5/20/2020
5/29/2020
Supplemental Order Extending Timelines for Evictions and Rent Increases Until City Council Takes Further Action 7/14/2020
Resolution Ratifying the Supplemental Order Extending Timelines to September 30, 2020, for Evictions and Rent Increases 7/21/2020
Resolution 21-01 Adopting City of Richmond Rent Board Reserve Policy 2/17/2021
Resolution 21-02 Adopting City of Richmond Rent Board Regulation 301.5: Expiration of Term 2/17/2021
Resolution 21-03 Making Findings to Allow Continued Use of Teleconferencing for Meetings Of the Richmond Rent Board Pursuant to the Provisions of AB 361 10/20/2021
Resolution 21-04 Making Findings to Allow Continued Use of Teleconferencing for Meetings of the Richmond Rent Board Pursuant to the Provisions of AB 361 11/17/2021
Resolution 21-05 Making Findings to Allow Continued Use of Teleconferencing for Meetings of the Richmond Rent Board Pursuant to the Provisions of AB 361 12/15/2021
Resolution 22-01 Making Findings to Allow Continued Use of Teleconferencing for Meetings of The Richmond Rent Board Pursuant to the Provisions of AB 361  1/19/2022
Resolution 22-02 Making Findings to Allow Continued Use of Teleconferencing for Meetings of the Richmond Rent Board Pursuant to The Provisions of AB 361 2/16/2022
Resolution No. 22-03: Making Findings to Allow Continued Use of Teleconferencing For Meetings of The Richmond Rent Board Pursuant to the Provisions of AB 361 3/16/2022
Resolution No. 22-04: Making Findings to Allow Continued Use of Teleconferencing for Meetings of the Richmond Rent Board Pursuant To the Provisions of Ab 361 4/20/2022
Resolution No. 22-05: Making Findings to Allow Continued Use of Teleconference for Meetings of the Richmond Rent Board Pursuant to the Provisions of AB 361 5/18/2022

Adopted Rent Board Regulations

Chapter Title
Chapter 1           
Purpose
Chapter 2 Applicability
Chapter 3 Rent Board
Chapter 4 Registration & Fees
Chapter 5 Ellis: Regarding The Withdrawal Of Rental Units From The Rental Market
Chapter 6 Annual General Adjustments of Maximum Allowable Rents
Chapter 7 Vacancy Rent Increases
Chapter 8 Petition Process & Hearing Procedures
Chapter 9 Standards For Individual Maximum Allowable Rent Adjustments
Chapter 10 Just Cause Required For Eviction
Chapter 11 Security Deposits
Chapter 12 Judicial Review