I’m covered under TPO
Awesome, this means that you can write a letter to your landlord requesting that they bring back the service they are taking away. If they don’t bring the service back within 15 days, you can sue them in small claims court citing the Tenant Protection Ordinance. You may also have additional steps to pursue if you’re are covered under Oakland’s Rent Adjustment Program Ordinance. Under this ordinance, you can file a RAP (Rental Adjustment Program) Petition for a decrease in rent due to the fact that you don’t have a service you originally had.
Click below to find out more information about the Rent Adjustment Program.