Legal Q & A – by Richard Beckman

Question 1: I have a Richmond tenant who submitted her 30 day notice on August 25 with a move out date of September 30. The tenant is now requesting an extension of 30 days, but I have already signed a lease agreement with another tenant who will take possession of the unit on October 1.…

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Rent Control Destroys Housing!

The below letter by Attorney Michael Millman, was sent to the Berkeley Daily Planet, in response to an article written by Harry Brill. Dear Friend: The destruction of affordable housing for “very low income” individuals arises from a study of the Failure of Rent Control.

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Legal Q & A – by Dennis Block, Attorney

Question One:  I have rent controlled apartment in the City of Los Angeles.  I inherited one tenant when I purchased the building. This tenant did not have a written rental agreement. At the time, this tenant owned two dogs and now he owns four dogs. This is really getting out of control. Is there something…

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Follow the Money – by Zachary Lawrence JD

All the President’s Men is a book and a movie about the Watergate scandal and the downfall of President Nixon. In the movie, there’s a scene with Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward (Robert Redford) meeting his anonymous source, “Deep Throat” (Hal Holbrook), inside a dark parking garage. Woodward needed proof that President Nixon knew of the burglary…

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