Legal Q & A By Dennis Block

Question One:   My current renters were on an AOA lease for six months. It has now expired and they currently are on a month-to-month tenancy.  On the 19th of the month, I was presented with a 30-day notice to vacate. They have indicated that on the 1st they will only be paying a proration of the rent for…

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Californians – Here’s Why Your Housing Costs Are So High By CalMatters

Tenants and landlords are hurting, homelessness is skyrocketing and the housing market is out of control. The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t the only reason for that, but it’s making California’s longstanding housing crisis even worse.  In 2021, nine out of ten Californians consider housing affordability a problem, and nearly one in three Californians are considering leaving…

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Legal Q & A by Richard Beckman

Question 1: Any updates on the state of the courts and unlawful detainers for lease breaches other than non-payment of rent? Answer 1:  As has previously been discussed in this column, the state law passed in January known as SB 91 provides the comprehensive procedure and rules regarding nonpayment of rent cases through, at this…

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