How to Deal With the Department of Fair Housing – By Dale Alberstone, Esq.

Have you heard of the Department of Fair Employment & Housing?  Insofar as housing accommodations are concerned, the function of the DFEH is to eliminate discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, source of income, national origin and housing ancestry.  More generally, the DFEH is a California…

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Home vs. Business Expenses and Tax Deductions for Landlords From Completelandlord.com

Home vs. Business Expenses and Tax Deductions for Landlords From Completelandlord.com No matter what anybody tells you, you cannot deduct personal, living or family expenses as business expenses. The IRS is committed to keeping your business expenses separate, despite a rise in fraudulent home-based business tax schemes. The IRS noted that the following examples are…

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Apartment Insurance Costs Increase for the First Time in Four Years – By the National Multi Housing Council

Apartment Insurance Costs Increase for the First Time in Four Years By the National Multi Housing Council The cost to insure apartments rose slightly in 2011, the first time in four years, according to the National Multi Housing Council’s annual Apartment Cost of Risk Survey (ACORS). The survey, which is based on data covering 750,000…

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