Governor Newsom Signs Package to Streamline Housing and Expand Tenant Protections in California

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: Governor Newsom signs an extensive housing package consisting of 56 bills to help address California’s decades-in-the-making housing crisis by simplifying and expediting the construction of new housing, protecting tenants, and keeping housing affordable. SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has signed 56 bills into law that incentivize and reduce…

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Occupancy Limits – How to Decide and How to Enforce By the Fair Housing Institute

It is imperative to stay updated on local regulations and seek legal counsel, when necessary, to ensure that occupancy policies are fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory. Moreover, proactive communication, clear guidelines, and ongoing training will ensure that every staff member will maintain compliance.   Q:  Is there an occupancy limit law that housing providers have to…

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Unlocking Opportunities: The Benefits of Seller-Carry Financing in Real Estate by Seth R. Watje, President of Starker West, Inc.

In the ever-evolving landscape of real estate, innovative approaches to buying and selling properties have become the cornerstones of successful transactions.  One such approach that has gained significant traction is seller financing.  Gone are the days when conventional bank mortgages were the only route to property ownership.  Seller financing, a method where the seller takes…

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Letters to the Editor

AOA Magazine Contributor Receives Accolades! Dear Jeff and AOA: I hope the email finds you well. I wanted to share with you that I get lots of great feedback from members about my articles, and this morning I received an email that highlights the positive impact that the AOA magazine has on the apartment industry.…

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Occupancy Limits – How to Decide and How to Enforce By the Fair Housing Institute

It is imperative to stay updated on local regulations and seek legal counsel, when necessary, to ensure that occupancy policies are fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory. Moreover, proactive communication, clear guidelines, and ongoing training will ensure that every staff member will maintain compliance. Q:  Is there an occupancy limit law that housing providers have to follow?…

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ACA 10: Will California be the First State to Establish Housing as a Human Right? By Brian Wallace, SPOSF/SPOSFI Board Member

The belief that housing is a human right may go from the philosophical roundtable to the State Legislature to the ballot box and into the California Constitution if former supervisor and current Assemblyman, Matt Haney has his way. What Does “Housing is a Human Right“ Mean? In March of this year, Assemblyman Haney introduced Assembly Constitutional…

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It’s Here! The FREE “Million Dollar” Trade Show and Landlording Conference! Thursday, October 19th at the Long Beach Convention Center, Hall C!

Mark your calendars for Thursday, October 19th for AOA’s “Million Dollar Trade Show and Landlording Conference” in Long Beach. You will meet just about every contractor and vendor you will ever need… it’s called the “Million Dollar Event” of the year. Come and help us celebrate and who knows, you may even go home with…

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