Legal Q & A By-Dennis Block

Question One: I own a condominium in Long Beach, California. It is currently leased on a month-to-month rental agreement. My daughter is getting married and asked if she could move in after the wedding. Based on her request, I served a 60-day notice to terminate one of my tenants. My tenant informed me that they…

Did You Know By-Dennis Block

Under the newly created Tenant Relief Act (AB 3088): A tenant cannot be evicted for nonpayment of rent that became due between March 1, 2020 and August 31, 2020 if the tenant returns a declaration of COVID-19-related financial distress to the landlord. A tenant cannot be evicted for nonpayment of rent that became due between September 1, 2020 and January…

VOTE NO ON INITIATIVE RC! The 2020 Burbank Just Cause Eviction and Rent Regulation Measure By-Attorneys John Gerro and George Gerro

  This November, radical rent control will appear on the ballot for Burbank voters. “Initiative RC,” also known as the “2020 Burbank Just Cause Eviction and Rent Regulation Measure,” implements its explicit policy of “regulating … to the maximum extent permitted.” It is apparent that the passage of the proposed initiative will have an immediate…

Legal Q & A By-Beckman

Question 1:   Have there been any developments on the rights of landlords during the COVID-19 crisis? Answer 1: Not surprisingly, yes. The two biggest developments are the expiration as of September 1 of the California Supreme Court’s April 6th order, applicable to all county courts, which had operated to prohibit new eviction actions (other…

Management Tips from MRLANDLORD.COM (Shared by landlords nationwide)

Where does everyone advertise their vacancies? That was the million dollar question asked last week on our forum. The responses from landlords across the country are below (in no special order, just as they were shared):  12 Places Where Landlords Advertise   Zillow Zumper Craigslist Gosection8 Hot Pads Trulia MLS Facebook Marketplace Facebook Groups Apartments.com AHRN…