Help Save Costa-Hawkins! by – Dennis Block, Attorney

What is Costa-Hawkins? For landlords, and truthfully for the entire economy, Costa-Hawkins is a very good law. In 1995, the State of California enacted a law that stopped cities from imposing rent control on new construction, single family homes, condominiums and townhomes. It prevented municipalities from instituting rent control for buildings constructed after 1995. If…

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Legal Q & A by – Dennis Block, Attorney

Question One: I have an old friend from high school who is homeless. I have allowed him to live on my front porch. My house is located inAlhambra. Things have not gone well and he has become a nuisance with constant noise and bathroom issues. I have asked him to leave and when he refused…

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Why Your Apartment’s Brand Matters by – MPS Management

The multifamily apartment industry is never boring. Multifamily stats in 2018 are yo-yo-ing on a month-to-month basis but overall numbers and trends are positive for much more product on the market. Industry watchers attribute confidence in the development sector to the healthy state of the economy, with labor shortages leading to modest gains in pay…

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VOTE NO ON PROPOSITION 10 – Repeal of 1995 Costa Hawkins Fair Housing Act by – Michael Millman

The below is an open letter, written by Attorney Michael Millman. [AOA:  The following will not happen when we defeat Proposition 10!] Dear Members and Friends: Over the last 40 years, studies conducted by the Rand Corporation, and most recently, Stanford University, have confirmed and verified that RENT CONTROL IS NOT THE SOLUTION FOR PROMOTING…

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