Legal Q&A

Legal Q & A by Franco Simone, Esq.

Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California property management laws followed by answers.  Q: I have an apartment building in City Heights and my tenant is complaining to me that they have cockroaches. I told them they need to keep the apartment in a clean condition so that they do not continue…

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Legal Q&A

Legal Q & A by Richard Beckman

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, Berkeley and Alameda County? Answer 1:  The case Williams et al v. Alameda County Board of Supervisors is a…

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Legal Q & A By Dennis Block

Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California rent control laws followed by answers provided by eviction attorney Dennis Block. Question One: I have a four-plex in the City of Los Angeles which is under rent control. I am doing upgrades including installing an air conditioner in each unit. The cost for these…

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Duplex Housing Law Met with Fierce Resistance – by California Cities By CalMatters

Cities around the state are trying to circumvent California’s new law allowing duplexes to be built on properties previously zoned as single-family. Their methods include everything from removing parking and forbidding vehicle ownership to requiring arbitrary amounts of mature vegetation. The state housing department is gearing up to send stern warnings to cities trying to…

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