Pet Ban

Understanding California’s Proposed Bill AB 2216 to Prevent Blanket Pet Bans in Rental Housing – by Loren Levy of SHL Management

In recent years, California has been at the forefront of enacting legislation aimed at protecting the rights of renters and promoting fair housing practices. One such proposed bill that has garnered significant attention is aimed at preventing blanket pet bans in rental housing. Here is what this proposed bill entails, how it may impact landlords…

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New Rental Property Owner Laws for 2024

Below is a list of some new laws that will affect most owners of rental properties in California.  To see each law in its entirety, please visit Assembly Bill 1620  -Right of disabled tenant in locally rent-controlled property to move to first floor unit at same rental rate – (Effective January 1, 2024) Allows…

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Oppose the “Justice for Renters Act” 2024 By Michael Millman, Esq.

The below letter was sent out by Attorney Michael Millman. Dear Friends: Although every tenant activist affirms and agrees that upon the completion and passing of a comprehensive statewide rent control law, (AB 1482), there would be no further challenge or attack on the “protections” secured by the 1995 Costa-Hawkins Fair Housing Act. It appears…

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Court Rules: Subtenants in Rent-Controlled Apartments Have No Right to Remain Following Master Tenant’s Forfeiture By Daniel Bornstein, Esq., Bornstein Law

  In San Francisco and other rent-controlled jurisdictions, the longer the tenant resides in the unit, the cheaper his or her rent becomes. As a result, tenants are discouraged from moving on to new housing, allowing for additional opportunities for housing to actually open up. Tenants who have a rental agreement in a building subject…

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