Finding a Great Tenant in 2023: What’s Changed and What Hasn’t

How has tenant screening in California changed in 2023? For starters, the maximum allowable rental application fee that a housing provider can charge is now up to $59.67, thanks to inflation related to the CPI.  The mystery shoppers are back out on the job, looking for landlords who might discriminate against applicants with Section 8…

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Unfunded Mandates and Benefits of Owning California Apartments by Terry Moore, CCIM

Recently, California has imposed several unfunded mandates on rental owners. Other states don’t impose similar costs on rental owners. Sacramento has not yet lost enough millionaires and high-income taxpayers to restrain their policies. Most local owners recognize these mandates are likely to continue. The economics of rental ownership are shifting. Background California government policies created a…

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