Legal Q & A By Richard Beckman, Esq.

Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California rent control laws followed by answers provided by Attorney Richard Beckman. Question 1:  Is there any update on the lawsuits against the eviction moratoriums in Oakland and Alameda County? Answer 1: Somewhat surprisingly, there is no news from the appellate court as to either of…

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IN THE NEWS: Governor Newsom Signed Anti-Wage-Garnishment Bill into Law

SACRAMENTO — Low and middle-income Californians who are struggling to keep up with back-due debt will be able to retain a greater share of their paychecks to avoid falling deeper down a financial hole under legislation signed today by Governor Gavin Newsom. SB 1477, authored by Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont), will provide important relief for…

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Long Beach Trade Show

Long Beach Trade Show and Educational Conference a Big Success and FINALLY… L.A. County Tenant COVID-19 Protections End December 31, 2022!

Trade Show a Huge Success! WOW! What an event! Our “Million Dollar” Trade Show and Landlording Conference last month was a huge success! Very knowledgeable speakers delivered fantastic content that provided our members with loads of ideas that will empower them to make and or keep more money than ever before. What was your big…

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Proposition 19 Was a Total Bait and Switch, Proposition 30 This Year Is, Too – By Jon Coupal, President of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association

Before voters get too consumed with the upcoming November election and the myriad of special-interest initiatives on the ballot, let’s take a moment to review a harsh lesson in ballot measure “bait and switch” tactics, specifically Proposition 19 from November 2020. What happened with that measure could easily repeat itself with one of the initiatives…

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Housing Industry News By Lloyd Segal, President of The Los Angeles County Real Estate Investors Association

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and times are, arguably, increasingly desperate. The persistence of high inflation might force the Federal Reserve to resort to the biggest increase in a key U.S. interest rate in more than 40 years. After another dismal inflation report (see below), economists predict a full-percentage-point increase in the Fed’s benchmark…

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