Legal Q & A: Service and Emotional Support Animals – by Franco Simone, Esq.

Reasonable Accommodation: Modifications made to existing rules and practices that are necessary for an individual with a disability to have equal opportunity and peaceful enjoyment.  Disabled Person: An individual with a sensory, mental or physical condition that restricts one or more important activities (such as walking, seeing, hearing, working, etc.).  Assistance Animals: HUD compliance guidelines…

Income Property Investment Strategies: Tax Shelters and the Restoration of Classic Properties (Part 3 of 4) – by Terry Moore, CCIM

This column is the third of four part series on building and maintaining legacy wealth, Rehabbing apartments was my first article; repositioning apartments was the second.  Now we will consider investing in classic buildings in highly desirable areas.  Think the beach or Mission Hills. Legacy wealth enables you and those who will inherit from you…

Legal Q & A by Dennis Block

Question One: I opened an escrow to sell my duplex in Los Angeles. My only tenant is my son and his girlfriend. I gave him a 60-day notice to vacate, but he tells me that he will not vacate. I am afraid I will lose the sale if he does not leave. Do I have…

Letters to the Editor… TRASH MONOPOLY

Sent to Mayor Dear Mr. Garcetti: I own two rent-controlled properties in District 5 and one in District 2 and am writing to complain about the outrageous rate hike, aka monopoly, that you have forced upon your commercial property owners with the new “let’s recycle” plan.  We were already happily recycling with our trash company…

Strong Objection to Trash Monopoly – Are They Crazy?!

Below is a letter was sent to the Mayor and all L.A. City Councilpersons which is one of hundreds that our members have written. Dear City Council Representatives: I am president of CDI Management, Inc, and own a number of apartment buildings in Los Angeles. I also own a number of buildings around the USC campus where I…