Legal Q& A By: Franco Simone, Esq

Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California property management, followed by answers provided by the law firm of Simone and Blevins.   Effective June 24, 2023, the city of San Diego enacted the new Residential Tenant Protections.  Ordinance No. O-21647. This new ordinance amended and replaced the Tenant’s Right to Know Ordinance…

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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: Did Oakland pass some sort of rent registration rule lately? What happens if I fail to comply? Answer 1: Yes, as reported in last month’s edition of this column, that new rule…

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Orange County Legal Q & A -Dennis Block

Question One: I normally do not permit dogs in my building. This one applicant pleaded with me to allow him to have a small dog and I am considering his request. Is it permissible to charge a pet deposit? Answer One: A pet deposit is not recognized under California law. All deposits are deemed to…

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San Diego Legal Q& A By: Franco Simone, Esq

  Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California property management, followed by answers provided by the law firm of Simone and Blevins. Q: I have not heard from my residential tenant in over a month, have not received rent and  I think he abandoned the property. I posted a proper 24-hour notice…

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Legal Q & A By Richard Beckman, Esq. August, 2023

Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California rent control laws followed by answers provided by Attorney Richard Beckman.   Question 1: I read that the city council in San Leandro voted against continuing their eviction moratorium. Is that true? Answer 1: As reported in the last issue, it was noted that while…

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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 understand that all residential units in the city of Los Angeles require good cause to evict. I recently leased a house to what appeared to be a wonderful couple.…

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