Legal Q & A By Richard Beckman

Question 1:   Any updates on the state rental assistance program that you described in last month’s article? Answer 1: SB 91– christened the Tenant Relief Act – included, in addition to its provisions extending through June the eviction protections to tenants in rent default, a “State Rental Assistance Program”, which seeks to allocate federal…

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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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What is AOA Giving Away? By Ari Chazanas

As an apartment owner, you already have a lot on your plate, which is why becoming a member of a local apartment owners association, such as the Apartment Owners Association of California, Inc., (AOA) can be extremely beneficial for your success! During the COVID-19 pandemic, constant changes can be overwhelming. Apartment owners’ associations provide invaluable…

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Legal Q & A By Franco Simone

Q: My tenant has not been affected by COVID-19 and their failure to pay rent is not related to COVID-19. They gave me a Declaration of COVID-19 Related Financial Distress. Does my tenant have to prove that they are affected by COVID-19? A: No, currently there is no requirement for the tenant to prove they…

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