Legal Q & A By Dennis Block

Question One: I just closed on a duplex which is subject to the Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO) for the City of Los Angeles. Assuming the city’s “State of Emergency” ends as of September 30, 2021, can I serve a 30-day notice to quit on September 1, 2021? My intention is to occupy the residence. Answer…

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Help Us Repeal the Prop. 19 Death Tax By Jon Coupal

Whether you’re looking at historic election results or recent polling, it’s clear beyond any doubt that Californians hate death taxes. Back in 1982, voters overwhelmingly approved two ballot measures to abolish state inheritance and gift taxes—not only abolish them, but ban them permanently. A few years later, rising property values had created a new kind…

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Legal Q & A by Richard Beckman

Question 1: As always, any updates on the state of the courts and unlawful detainers? Answer 1: As reported in last month’s article, California again has updated its comprehensive state law directed at protecting tenants from eviction for non-payment of rent. Originally passed as AB 3088 in August 2020, updated by SB 91 in January,…

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Management Tips From MRLANDLORD.COM

SUPREME COURT SAYS RENT IS NOW DUE! Just recently, the Supreme Court struck down the CDC eviction moratorium on the grounds that it “strains credulity” to believe the CDC had the power to regulate rentals nationwide. The CDC’s claim of expansive authority is unprecedented. Could the CDC, for example, mandate free grocery delivery to the homes…

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