New Legislation Would Require “10 Days’ Notice to Cure” For Any Fault-Based Eviction | Justin A. Goodman

Supervisor Dean Preston (D5) has introduced legislation “to require landlords pursuing certain types of evictions to first provide their tenants written notice and an opportunity to cure” within 10 days unless the eviction is based on an imminent health or safety issue or the non-payment of COVID-19 rental debt.  San Francisco is a “just cause…

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IN THE NEWS

Lawsuit Filed Against Rental Property Owner for Refusing Section 8 The Housing Rights Center (HRC) has filed a lawsuit on behalf of an elderly tenant in Los Angeles who suffered illegal discrimination because she receives a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher. Source of income discrimination is a violation of city and state law.The 78-year-old senior…

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Legal Q & A | Franco Simone

Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California property management and resident manager laws followed by answers provided by Attorney Franco Simone. Q: I recently decided that managing my 15-unit apartment building in Oceanside, California is too difficult. I decided to hire a property management company to take over managing my apartment building.…

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Security Deposit Itemizations and Rent Payment Applications

Landlords are still required to provide an itemization of deductions made to the security deposit to their former tenants within 21 days after the tenant vacates. Even with all of the COVID moratorium laws and rent deferments, landlords’ obligations to provide itemizations have not been waived. In fact, in February 2021, the State Legislature enacted…

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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:   Do you know of any new laws for 2022 that affect the rental industry? Answer 1:  Other than, of course, the pandemic related legislation, the California legislature was relatively quiet in…

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