Questions about your notice of rent increase, termination of tenancy, or change in terms of tenancy? Staff will review the rent increase or termination of tenancy notices and inform you if your landlord is in compliance with the Richmond Rent Program.
The most money that can be charged to a tenant each year, including the base rent and properly-noticed CPI adjustments. Landlords and tenants may petition the Rent Board for an upward or downward adjustment of the Maximum Allowable Rent based on changes to the property, conditions, etc.
Richmond Rent Program Brochure
Guía del Programa de Renta de la Ciudad de Richmond
The City welcomes suggestions for other resources to be included on this list.
Please note: The City cannot provide legal advice to private citizens and groups. Please refer to the resources above for legal assistance.
Interim Letter Complaint: Maximum Allowable Rent
Tenants may use the template below to alert their Landlord if they believe they are paying in excess of the Maximum Allowable Rent in violation of the law. Please review the Rent Program Brochure or call (510) 620-6576 to review your Tenant’s rights.