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IN THE NEWS: AB 2203 and SB 1335 Would Prohibit Rental Property Owners from Using Credit Reports!

A newly introduced bill, in February, would have prohibited landlords from using credit reports while screening prospective tenants. AB 2527 by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, D-Fullerton, would have also banned property owners from asking about anything that would be included in a report, such as payment history or evictions.  That bill, fortunately, has been shelved for…

Letter to LA City Council Regarding the Proposed Ban of Criminal, Eviction, and Credit History (Tenant Screening)

Dear Councilmember [Last Name]: Greetings. I strongly oppose the “Fair Chance Housing Policy” that has been proposed by the BRD. These “renter protection measures” are the opposite of what they are advertised to be! It would compromise all innocent renters, especially the weak and elderly. Below are some points you may want to consider. Regarding…

AB 2527 Would Prohibit Rental Property Owners from Using Credit Reports!

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels A newly introduced bill, in February, would prohibit landlords from using credit reports while screening prospective tenants. AB 2527 by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, D-Fullerton, would also ban property owners from asking about anything that would be included in a report, such as payment history or evictions. This bill would,…

L.A. County Extends COVID-19 Tenant Protections!

L.A. County Extends COVID-19 Tenant Protections!

On January 25, 2022, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to extend the COVID-19 Tenant Protections Resolution through December 31, 2022, unless repealed or further extended by the Board. What is the County’s COVID-19 Tenant Protections Resolution? The County’s COVID-19 Tenant Protections Resolution (formerly the LA County Eviction Moratorium), which went into effect…