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Convention endorses Soli Alper, Maria Poblet, Paola Laverde, James Chang and John Selawsky,

On Sunday afternoon, April 22, Berkeley progressives turned out to select a Rent Board Slate for the 2018 election. The event was held at the Sport Basement on Milvia Street. A coalition of members of progressive groups organized the convention, where

Photos from the 2016 Convention

  All Photos by Christine Schwartz      

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And the Winner Is…

…the People of Berkeley! With too many good candidates to choose from, the 2016 Convention had a record turnout of 267 voters plus a number of nonBerkeley residents (who could not vote) who came to watch the fireworks. And oh!

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Screening Results

  Click on the picture for a larger chart, or use this PDF: Screener Chart 2016 Screener Comments are here (PDF): FINALcomments 2016 screeners

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12 Candidates Respond

Responses from 10 candidates for the affordable housing convention slate have been posted! Two candidates who have said they are seeking nomination at the convention next week did not submit responses. Ratings from community screeners will be posted later this

Calling All Candidates!

Tenants and other Berkeley residents who support Rent Control are seeking candidates for the November 2016 Rent Board election. There are four seats on the November ballot. There are three incumbents who may be running: Judy Hunt, who ran on

Save the date: 2016 Tenant Convention

Save the date: Sunday, April 24 will be the 2016 Tenant Convention. Candidates interested in running for Rent Board should contact us now.

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2016 Planning Meeting

The first planning meeting for the 2016 convention will be held January 27th. Contact info@berkeleytenants.org to get involved. Like BTU on Facebook to stay up to date. 2016 Planning Meeting South Berkeley Library Wednesday January 27, 2016 5:45-7 PM The Berkeley

An Artistic View of the Convention

Sketches by Alfred Twu, www.alfredtwu.com

Your 2014 Rent Board Slate

The 2014 Pro-Rent Control Slate From Left to Right: Jesse Townley Commissioner of Berkeley Rent Board* Katherine Harr Vice Chair of Berkeley Rent Board* John Selawsky Former President of Berkeley School Board* Paola Laverde-Levine Activist, Interpreter, & Videographer* James Chang

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