Legal Q & A by Dennis Block

Question One: I have someone moving in with poor credit but has a co-signer that will guarantee performance of the lease. Do I include the co-signer on the lease as a tenant, even though the co-signer will not be occupying the premises? Thanks for your help.

New Prohibited Discrimination: Hairstyle!! By Dale Alberstone

Hello everybody.  Here’s a quick question:  Is an apartment building a business establishment?   Here’s the quick answer:  Yes! In 1959, California enacted the Unruh Civil Rights Act and named it after its author, Jesse Unruh.  The Act’s principal objective was (and still is) to prevent many types of unreasonable discrimination by business establishments.  Business establishments…