DID YOU KNOW- By Dennis Block

New Requirements under Statewide Rent Control As you might be aware, certain residential income property is exempt under AB 1482. This includes properties which received a Certificate of Occupancy within the last 15 years. In addition, Single Family Residences, Townhomes and Condominiums are exempt unless title is held in a corporation or a real estate…

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Legal Q & A by – Franco Simone, Esq.

Q:  I have tenants who have not paid rent and are claiming they have bed bugs. Can I give them a three-day notice to pay rent or quit before I inspect the unit?   A: No, you should not give a three-day notice to pay rent or quit until the bed bug inspection is completed and…

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Think Statewide Rent Control is a Bad Idea? Look What Ocasio-Cortez Is Proposing – By Brian Wallace, SPOSFI member

You know how we’re always having to explain San Francisco’s rent control to out-of-state visitors? Well, if New York’s Congressional Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (“AOC”) has her way, we won’t have to do that anymore, because every state in the nation will have rent control. The Congresswoman’s ambitious, anti-poverty bill, “A Just Society,” aims, in her…

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