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Housing Code Enforcement helps preserve, improve, and maintain the quality and the quantity of Berkeley’s rental housing stock.
Housing Code Enforcement provides Housing Code Enforcement Inspections of residential rental properties and oversees the Rental Housing Safety Program (RHSP) and the Exterior Elevated Elements Inspection Program (E3).
For more information regarding the services provided by Housing Code Enforcement, contact our office at (510) 981-5444.
Phone Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 am–4:00 pm (Inspectors are typically in the field starting at 9:00 am)
Administrative Hours for Office Visits: Monday–Thursday 8:30 am–12:00 pm and 1:00 pm–4:00 pm (Final sign-in by 3:30 pm). The Permit Service Center, which houses HCE, is closed on Fridays.
Housing Inspector In-Office Visits: Please schedule an appointment by contacting the Inspector by phone or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.