AOA Million Dollar Trade Show and Landlording Conference a Huge Success! and Rent Control Would Put Housing Out of Reach for More Californians

Trade Show a Huge Success! Our “Million Dollar” Trade Show and Landlording Conference last month was a huge success!  You should have been there!  Our members were more educated, motivated and stimulated by some very knowledgeable speakers who helped give them that one idea that will help them make and keep more money than ever! …

Letters to the Editor…LET’S STOP AB 1506

The following letter was mailed to AOA from an anonymous individual.  I’m granted the privilege and opportunity of commenting upon and evaluating Housing Policies that impact the residential income industry.  I have the unique benefit of obtaining contributions and information from many of our industry’s attorneys, accountants and others. Over time, we’ve discussed complex and…

Legal Q & A – by Dennis Block, Attorney

Question One:  I have a tenant who keeps a pet rooster which is not allowed by our city’s ordinance. The tenant claims this is a support animal and has a confirming letter from a doctor. I really do not want to violate any law, but if I act, can I be sued for failing to…

Rent Control Would Put Housing Out of Reach for More Californians

The below article was written by Kerry Jackson, a fellow with the Center for California Reform at Pacific Research Institute.  The mission of the Pacific Research Institute (PRI) is to champion freedom, opportunity, and personal responsibility for all individuals by advancing free-market policy solutions. For more information, visit www.pacificresearch.org. The most unaffordable city in the…

Legal Q & A – by Richard Beckman, Attorney

Question 1: I have a duplex in Oakland with an illegal unit (garage conversion), with a tenant on a lease from August 2016 to August 2017. The tenant reported to city and city requested me to take down the unit. If I ask the tenant to move, besides a relocation fee do I pay him…