Health and Safety

The Importance of Health and Safety Inspections By James Henshell, General Council of CFG Investments

Under California law, landlords must conduct periodic health and safety inspections for rental properties. These inspections ensure the properties are safe for tenants and protect the landlord’s financial investment. These inspections will save landlords money and headaches by checking on structural items and other portions of the properties. Before giving possession to a tenant, the…

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Complying with Fair Housing

What Apartment Operators Need to Know in 2022 – Staying Compliant with Fair Housing by Grace Hill

Apartment companies’ attention to fair housing training needs to occur during more than just April. And while April is Fair Housing Month, this training is crucial year-round to ensure that both new and experienced workers at every level and department are not liabilities. Fair housing issues require updated policies and procedures every year. It is…

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Security Deposit Refunds

How to Mitigate Escalating Charges Against Tenant Security Deposits By Renee Engelen

As a professional property manager, I am committed to balancing the legal and ethical obligations to residents of rental dwelling units; providing safe and habitable housing, while simultaneously serving the owners’ financial interests. When landlord’s and tenant’s opinions do not align, conflicts often occur – sometimes, to a level of irreconcilable differences. However, those conflicts…

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