IN THE NEWS: Rental History Removed from Rental Qualifications by City of Santa Monica

Citing a concern that applicants currently or recently homeless might face rejection when applying for an apartment in Santa Monica, the city council passed an ordinance in February prohibiting rejection by rental housing providers for lack of rental history. To avoid charges of discrimination, this applies to all applicants, regardless of source of income or…

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Fair Housing, Fair Solutions: Managing Conflicting Accommodation Needs By the Fair Housing Institute

Navigating the complexities of accommodation requests under the Fair Housing Act is essential for creating inclusive and equitable living spaces. When these requests conflict, as in the case of competing accommodation needs among residents, the challenge for those overseeing housing policies and compliance intensifies. This article offers insights and strategies for effectively managing such situations,…

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What’s Happening in Real Estate By Lloyd Segal, President of the Los Angeles Real Estate Investors Association

Zillow recently made a big change to its home price forecast. Now it’s predicting that U.S. home prices will rise this year, with an increase of 3.5% between December 2023 and December 2024. If that prediction comes to fruition, it would mean that national home prices in 2024 would see almost identical home price growth…

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Tackling L.A.’s Housing Crisis Head-On in 2024: A Brighter Future in Sight By Andres Piracon of LA Expedite

Los Angeles grapples with a profound challenge: a pressing shortage of affordable housing. Skyrocketing home prices and rents have placed immense strain on residents, leaving many struggling to meet their housing needs. However, amidst these challenges, 2024 presents a glimmer of hope as innovative solutions begin to emerge. The Scope of the Issue Los Angeles…

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Coming Next Month – The FREE San Diego Landlording Power Conference! & Boost Profits, Reduce Risk: Communication for Apartment Owners

Be sure to circle the date on your calendar for the much-anticipated “San Diego AOA Landlording Power Conference.” This complimentary event is scheduled for Tuesday, May 21st, and will take place at the Marina Village Conference Center in the Captain’s Room, located at 1936 Quivira Way, San Diego, CA 92109. WHEN: Tuesday, May 21, 2024…

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