Q: I do not allow pets in my apartment complex. I have tenant who is claiming that her cat is a therapy animal and is requesting a reasonable accommodation. I do not think that allowing a cat in my apartment complex is reasonable.
Question 1: I gave a 60 days’ notice on July 31, 2015 to my Alameda tenant raising her rent from $1,400.00 to $1,500.00 to be effective 10/1/15. Her last rent increase was on 8/14/14 from $1,300.00 to $1,400.00. I was surprised to find out that the City of Alameda has a recent new rent ordinance,…Details
City of Los Angeles Settles Housing Lawsuit After Judge Issues Tentative Ruling That the City Is Violating State Law – By Sheri Swist
Two lawsuits, one by an individual and the other by the Housing Reform Coalition of Los Angeles (HRCLA) and another individual, were brought against the City of Los Angeles. Both lawsuits alleged that the City was violating state law under the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act through portions of the Los Angeles Municipal Code and the…Details
Question One: I own a condo unit in Los Angeles. The condo building was built in 1970. I would like to lease my condo for 60 days, pursuant to a standard written lease. The lease will provide that the tenant must vacate after the lease expires. Since the property is under rent control, will my…Details
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Trade Show a Huge Success! Our Million Dollar Trade Show and Landlording Conference last month was a huge success! You should have been there! Our members were more educated, motivated and stimulated by some very knowledgeable speakers who helped give them that oneDetails
Each apartment community has certain features and benefits which are the selling points of that particular community. It could be its location, friendly staff, spacious floor plans, beautiful landscaping or affordable price – just to name a few.
Real estate investing mistakes can be costly on so many levels. They can wipe out your potential profit and, if you make one big mistake, it can wipe you out financially and emotionally. We all make mistakes. The trick is to keep your mistakes small and to learn from them. It’s even better if you…Details
Hello everybody. From time to time AOA members encounter problems with their neighbors’ trees. Frequently, the issue is with tree limbs which overhang the AOA owner’s property. Of course, the situation could be reversed whereby the branches of the tree belonging to the AOA owner grow over the neighbor’s land.
One of the most common and preventable causes of property damage to residential properties is the sudden and accidental release of water from the building’s plumbing system. Residential plumbing systems consist of a water supply piping system and drain or waste line system. Because the water supply piping system is