After protesters took over a private party of landlords celebrating the end of the eviction moratorium, multiple fights broke out between both groups.
Property owners still have to file three-day eviction notices and notify the Berkeley Rent Board.
The bills, which begin at $178, were not intended for properties exempt from rent board regulations.
The city’s eviction moratorium is expiring in stages, and a handful of evictions were allowed to move forward on May 1.
Berkeley has permanent eviction protections for about 26,000 rental units, but the local eviction moratorium extended to more.
Residents with very low-income levels are eligible for the reimbursement, which ranges up to $150.
Activists, including Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board commissioner Dominique Walker, were arrested and cited Tuesday after disrupting the Board of Supervisors meeting.
Stefan Elgstrand was the only candidate elected to the board who didn’t run with the slate.
The reigning pro-tenant slate has raised a collective $50,000. Can independent candidates break through?
Carole’s leadership as chairperson on three city commissions and her fair and balanced representation make her my choice for the Rent Stabilization Board.
Wendy has been both a tenant and a landlord and would bring needed perspective to the board.
Candidates are strongly in favor of anti-displacement measures, but vary on just-cause evictions for small units.