15 Reasons Why You Should VOTE NO on the “Justice for Tenants Act” in November! By Michael Millman, Esq.

The “Justice for Tenants Act” is merely the identical or substantially identical attempt to destroy the protections of Costa Hawkins, i.e., vacancy decontrol as Proposition 10 and Proposition 21, sponsored by Michael Weinstein of the AIDS Foundation that was defeated several years ago. It would destroy the incentive for building very affordable housing in California. …

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Coming Next Month! The FREE “Million Dollar” Trade Show and Landlording Conference! and Seven Predictions for the 2024 Rental Market

You’ll want to remember to mark your calendars for the big “Million Dollar Trade Show and Landlording Conference” next month.  The big show will be held on Wednesday,  March 20th at the Los Angeles Convention Center in West Hall A! You’ll meet vendors galore with new products and services; you can attend FREE landlording seminars…

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Legal Q & A Dennis Block

Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California rent control laws followed by answers provided by eviction attorney Dennis Block. Question One: My building is located in Sherman Oaks. We have a new tenant that has been bothering other residents by playing music at an excessive level. My warnings to him have not…

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Will California’s Budget Woes Impact Tax Reform? By Jon Coupal, President of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association

Will California’s Budget Woes Impact Tax Reform? By Jon Coupal, President of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association The Taxpayer Protection and Government Accountability Act (TPA) is a proposed constitutional amendment which has already qualified for the November 2024 ballot. It is sponsored by taxpayer and business organizations to restore key provisions of Proposition 13 and other…

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Multifamily Demand to Stay Positive, But Market Faces Hurdles By Yardi Matrix

Multifamily demand is likely to remain healthy in 2024, though rent growth will be tested by decelerating economic growth and a rapid supply uptick in some markets. The higher interest-rate environment will stress property values and threatens to increase loan defaults. Yardi Matrix’s 2024 U.S. Multifamily Outlook covers those issues and much more.  Below is…

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Fair Housing – Landlord Liability for Tenant-on-Tenant Discrimination By Brad Kraus, Esq.

Increased indoor time in coming winter months can lead to more tenant-on-tenant discrimination and is landlord liability an issue? Winter is almost upon us, which means many people will be indoors more often than not. Unfortunately, that increased indoor time can mean more tenant-on-tenant disputes. While seasoned landlords are no strangers to handling such situations,…

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