Californians Should Be Skeptical of Creating a ‘Right to Housing’ in the State Constitution By Jon Coupal, President of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association

California voters may soon have to decide whether to enshrine a “right to housing” in the state constitution. Assembly Constitutional Amendment 10 provides, in its entirety: “The state hereby recognizes the fundamental human right to adequate housing for everyone in California. It is the shared obligation of state and local jurisdictions to respect, protect, and…

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Rental Property Owner Ordered to Pay Over $300,000 for Violating AB 1482 – the Tenant Protection Act!

A property manager and developer in Silicon Valley must refund tenants over $300,000.00 after being accused of raising rents beyond the limits of the law. The settlement was announced by Attorney General Rob Bonta, after a year-and-a-half-long investigation by his office into the alleged violations of rent increases averaging 151% and the wrongful eviction of…

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New Forms Available to AOA Members!

Recently, AOA has updated or added the following new forms.  Please log into your AOA member account to access all FREE AOA forms and be sure to use the below revised, updated forms while disposing of the old ones:      ●       Form 99 – Application Forms Packet – (Updated)   ●       Form 100A – Rental…

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Fair Housing and Hoarding – What You Need to Know By the Fair Housing Institute

Hoarding disorder is a complex mental health condition that can have significant implications for both the individual and the surrounding community. By understanding the unique challenges faced by hoarders and implementing appropriate strategies, property managers can create safe and habitable living environments while upholding the principles of fair housing. Understanding Hoarding Disorder According to the…

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Alameda’s Adjusted Relocation Payments Went Into Effect July 1, 2023 from the city of Alameda

  The Alameda Rent Ordinance prevents landlords from terminating a tenancy except for certain allowable grounds and requires a relocation payment in circumstances that are not the fault of the tenant. Amounts for these relocation payments were established by city council resolution and are adjusted annually based on a component of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) calculated…

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What’s Happening in the Housing Market By Lloyd Segal, President of the Los Angeles Real Estate Investor’s Club

  Below is an excerpt from the Monday Morning Quarterback from June 26, 2023. Adding Affordable Housing Is ‘Essential’ to Fixing California’s Homelessness Crisis  The main barrier to fixing California’s homelessness crisis is the massive shortage of affordable housing for people with very low incomes, and fixing that is “essential” to solving homelessness, according to a…

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