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Landlord and Tenant Mastery Workshops

The Rent Stabilization Program is committed to ensuing that both landlords and tenants are educated and informed on policies and regulations surrounding rent stabilization and just cause for eviction. 

The workshops will be held on demand. The Rent Stabilization Program can offer Workshops for Tenants and Landlords. 

All workshops are free, however, you must register by either:
*Calling the office: (650) 853-3114
*Emailing the rent program:
*Stopping by the office to register in person: 2415 University Avenue, 2nd Floor, East Palo Alto, CA 94303

Our first inaugural workshop will be for landlords on November 15, 2017 at 6:00pm.

2019 Tenant/Landlord Workshop Schedule




Mastery Workshop


Gain a basic understanding of the 1988 and 2010 Rent Stabilization Ordinance, and your rights and responsibilities as Landlord


Increase your knowledge on landlord/tenant laws, the Rent Stabilization Program (RSP) Rent Stabilization Board (RSB)


DATES: November 15, 2017

Topics Covered:


DATES:  November 15, 2017

Topics Covered:

Registering your unit, limits on rent increases, security deposits, program fees and rent increase calculations, MAR Certificates, and Required filings with RSP Tenant Rights and Protections, Eviction Protection & Procedures, and Legal tools and resources to ensure compliance
Common lease problems, resolving habitability issues, sub-leasing and sub-tenancies, failing to register units, and rent overcharges  Understanding the Rent Stabilization Program (RSP) Functions and Procedures
Tenant and Landlord Petitions available and what to expect during the process, mediation sessions  Understanding the Rent Stabilization Board (RSB) Functions and Procedures
Notices, Forms, Fees and time requirements  Annual General Adjustment  (AGA)Process
 Repairs, code compliance, temporary relocation  Ellis Act, Costa-Hawkins Act and Petris Act
 Just causes for evictions  What’s happening now, and what’s next?

                                                                     Light refreshments will be provided