Did You Know? – by Attorney Dennis Block

Tenant Death Under California law, if a tenant dies in your unit, you must disclose this fact to perspective applicants for a three-year period. The only exception is if the tenant died of aids. Sex Crimes It is considered discriminatory not to lease to persons guilty of sex crimes IF you learned about their convictions…

Risk vs. Reward – by Zachary Lawrence JD

Many of the decisions we make in business and in life, are arrived at by asking ourselves if the risk is worth the reward. I have a 68 year old friend who is running this year’s LA Marathon.  I admire her passion, discipline and mental toughness.  What I don’t like is the beating that her body…

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…