Open Letter in Opposition to AB 1506 – Repeal Costa-Hawkins!

Below is an open letter sent to Representative Chiu, California Assemblyperson by Michael Millman, Attorney at Law. Dear Sir: You and I have met on several occasions.  You’re thoughtful, considerate and charming.  We’ve often discussed “eviction protocols” in your community.  It was a robust and thoughtful debate.  Thank you. Now, you’ve attended many apartment association…

Legal Q & A – by Dennis Block, Attorney

Question One: I recently had an applicant apply for an apartment that I own in Culver City. The applicant was part of the Section 8 Program and was requesting that I lease him the unit on that basis. Would it be discriminatory to reject the applicant, as I really do not want to get involved…

An Optimistic Economy Today – by Gary D. Halbert

To coin an old phrase, the country has “gone ape” in the wake of Donald Trump’s surprise election as the 45th President of the United States. The stock markets have skyrocketed to new record highs day after day [shortly after his election]. Consumer confidence has soared to the highest level since 2008. For reasons that…