Landlords and Tenants File Class Action Lawsuit Against City of Los Angeles for Illegal SCEP Inspections! – by the Law Firm of Quinn Emanuel

Landlords and tenants joined forces against the City of Los Angeles by filing a class action lawsuit in federal court on February 22, 2017, alleging that the current Systematic Code Enforcement Program (SCEP) inspections violate the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution.  The law firm representing the landlords and tenants is Quinn Emanuel, the largest business…

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Legal Q & A – by Richard Beckman, Attorney

Question 1: Have there been any recent changes to the law about whether I can refuse Section 8 applicants for my rentals in San Jose, CA?  Also, are there forms and rules for handling tenant security deposits, reporting to the IRS, setting up a savings account and interest to the tenants? Answer 1: I am…

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