Legal Q and A By Dennis Block

Question One:  I am selling a duplex in Glendale. It would be best if I could offer the units for sale without it being occupied. Am I able to terminate the tenancies and do I need to pay relocation to my tenants? Answer One: Glendale does not have a rent control statute for a duplex.…

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Did You Know By Dennis Block

Selling Your Apartment Building Assuming your building is subject to Statewide Rent Control-AB1482, you cannot ask your tenants to vacate on the basis that you are selling the premises. That is not a ground to evict under the statute. You would need to sell the premises as a tenant occupied property. The new buyer could…

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Help to Prevent Animal Cruelty By Becky Simmons

Sadly, animal cruelty is incredibly common, and it happens everywhere—from urban areas to the most remote locations. Our nation is no exception. While it’s virtually impossible to calculate the number of animals who are neglected and abused annually due to underreporting, The Humane Society of the United States reports that a whopping 71% of domestic abusers are also…

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Federal Judge Rules the Eviction Moratorium Unconstitutional!

PRESS RELEASE:  Southern Legal Foundation (SLF) and the Texas Public Policy Foundation Prevail in Constitutional Challenge to Biden COVID Order! On February 25, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas entered a final judgment declaring the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium order unconstitutional.  The decision is the first…

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