New Prohibited Discrimination: Hairstyle!! By Dale Alberstone

Hello everybody.  Here’s a quick question:  Is an apartment building a business establishment?   Here’s the quick answer:  Yes! In 1959, California enacted the Unruh Civil Rights Act and named it after its author, Jesse Unruh.  The Act’s principal objective was (and still is) to prevent many types of unreasonable discrimination by business establishments.  Business establishments…

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HUD Charges Landlords with Discrimination for Not Allowing Assistance Cat By – the Editors of the Rental Housing Journal

Landlords who refused to allow a single mother with a daughter who needs an assistance cat to rent a townhome has been charged with housing discrimination, according to a release. The woman had already signed a lease and explained to the landlords that her oldest daughter, who has mental disabilities, needed the assistance cat –…

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Legal Q & A by – Dennis Block

Question One: I have a rent control apartment in the City of Los Angeles. I have a tenant who brought in an extra person without my permission. What are my options? Answer One: You have two options. Your first option would be to serve a 3 Day Notice to Perform or Quit, which would give…

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