Legal Q & A By Franco Simone

Q: Six months ago, I rented my two-bedroom apartment to a single woman with a one-year lease. She wants a roommate. Do I have to allow my tenant to have a roommate? A: It depends. Most leases include a clause that prohibits or authorizes tenants to have a roommate or add additional occupants. If you…

Letters to the Editor …

Dear AOA:   We are in receipt of the updated AOA Rental Agreement and/or Lease.  We have used this form for years and sincerely appreciate the protection of having an attorney-reviewed document supporting our agreement with tenants. We have also attended your excellent seminars and have updated information suggested as improvements or protections by your speakers. …

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Residential Rentals Survey and Application Fraud By Snappt Residential Rentals Are at Risk With U.S. unemployment rates at historic highs, we wondered, how is this impacting the residential rental market? To find out what effect the pandemic is having on the residential rental market, Snappt commissioned the 2020 Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Residential…

Legal Q & A by Richard Beckman

Question 1: What is the latest on the COVID-19 eviction restrictions? Answer 1: As you have likely heard by now, the California legislature passed and Governor Newsom signed SB 91, just as the provisions of AB 3088 were about to expire January 31st. Primarily, SB 91 – christened the Tenant Relief Act – simply extends…