Union City Rent Control Update: On Tuesday, May 17 the Union City City Council held a work session to discuss tenant issues. During 90 minutes of public comment several speakers called for an immediate moratorium on rent increases and for the adoption of a rent control and just-cause eviction ordinance. Bay East members and staff educated the City Council on the realities of property management and the need to include all stakeholders in any discussion about rent and tenant policies.

The work session concluded with the City Council asking for more information about the issue and directed city staff to include input from property owners and landlords