ALERT – Senate Bill 407 – Provided by Metro Retrofitting

ALERT – Senate Bill 407:   Water Conservation Retrofitting Goes Statewide for Single Family Dwellings on January 1, 2017.  Approved and Filed with Secretary of State on October 11, 2009.   SB 407 Property Transfers: Plumbing Fixture Replacement      The bill would require, on or before January 1, 2017, that all noncompliant plumbing fixtures in any single-family residential…

Legal Q & A – By Dennis Block, Attorney

Question One: I own property in Long Beach and recently gave a rent increase to all of my tenants. One tenant refuses to pay the increase and tendered a rent check for the original rental amount. What are my options?Answer One: Obviously, you have the right to raise your rent to any amount you choose.…

California’s Needless Housing Crisis – by Richard A. Epstein

 The below article was written by Richard A. Epstein, contributing writer of Defining Issues, a Hoover Institution Journal. Please send a copy of this article to every elected official you know…please. Everyone agrees the most attractive areas in California suffer from a housing crisis that calls for drastic action. The difficult question is deciding what…