Legal Q & A by – Rich Beckman

Question 1: My tenant just gave me 30 days written notice. If I give her a 24-hour notice via email or text, can I show the unit to prospective new tenants? I thought this was a given but she claims I can’t show the place until she has vacated the property. Thanks in advance for your…

Did You Know By – Dennis Block

Comfort Pets Check out this commonplace occurrence. A prospective tenant fills out an application and indicated that she has no pets. A lease is signed which states that this is a “no pet” building. After the deal is consummated, the tenant presents a letter from a doctor who indicates that she has a disability and…

OPEN LETTER TO OPPOSE AB 1482 By – Jenny Zhao

Honorable Senator Scott D. Wiener: Bay Area Homeowners Network (BAHN) strongly opposes AB 1482, attempts to implement Rent Control statewide in California. AB 1482 will make the California housing crisis worse. Rent control laws have been proven to hurt renters and housing providers alike. Cities implementing rent control, such as San Francisco and Oakland, have…