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Commissioner — City of Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the Commissioner — City of Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board

Find out their top 3 priorities, their experience, and who supports them.

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Candidates

You can vote for 5 of these 12 candidates.

Leah Simon-Weisberg

Housing Attorney
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Helping tenants stay housed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  2. Expanding tenant protections to ensure our teachers...
  3. The Climate Crisis is threatening our ability to live...
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Xavier Johnson

Tenants' Rights Advocate
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Increase Accessibility: I will work to ensure that...
  2. Make Housing a Human Right: Make corporations pay...
  3. Protect Our Health and Our Environment: Tenants should...
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Andy Kelley

Affordable Housing Advocate
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Improve outreach to better educate tenants and homeowners...
  2. Increase accessibility by providing more materials...
  3. Support affordable housing and homelessness prevention.
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Dominique Walker

Community Organizer
Top 3 Priorities
  1. To keep families housed during covid-19 pandemic
  2. To increase access to safe and affordable housing
  3. To ensure that habitability issues are being addressed,...
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Bahman Ahmadi

Retired Engineer
Top 3 Priorities
  1. I will advocate for accountability, transparency and...
  2. Evidenced based decision making, that are informed,...
  3. Proactive problem-solving that are focused on solving...
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Pawel Moldenhawer

Green Building Contractor
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Stop wasting $6,000,000 (millions) per year of Berkeley...
  2. Use evidence based, proven policies to increase the...
  3. Transition to "means-testing" of all units under rent...
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Wendy Saenz Hood Neufeld

Retired Media Coordinator, MDA volunteer
Top 3 Priorities
  1. I want to give Berkeley homeowners a voice, and invite...
  2. I would work to encourage the expansion of affordable...
  3. I will work with other Berkeley Departments, to foster...
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Soulmaz Panahi

Real Estate Agent
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Bring more transparent and balanced Rent Board to...
  2. Bring the voice of small homeowners to the Rent Board.
  3. Being an advocate for affordable housing.
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