SB 91 – Eviction Moratorium Extended

SB 91 was signed by Gov. Newsom, officially extending the eviction moratorium to June 30, 2021 with future extensions possible. Here is what you need to know and the new forms that you will need to serve.   (This notice was sent out to the AOA email list in January. Go to www.aoausa.com on the bottom…

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Letters to the Editor …

Dear AOA:   We are in receipt of the updated AOA Rental Agreement and/or Lease.  We have used this form for years and sincerely appreciate the protection of having an attorney-reviewed document supporting our agreement with tenants. We have also attended your excellent seminars and have updated information suggested as improvements or protections by your speakers. …

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NEWEST AOA SCREENING SERVICE

Residential Rentals Survey and Application Fraud By Snappt Residential Rentals Are at Risk With U.S. unemployment rates at historic highs, we wondered, how is this impacting the residential rental market? To find out what effect the pandemic is having on the residential rental market, Snappt commissioned the 2020 Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Residential…

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Legal Q & A by Richard Beckman

Question 1: What is the latest on the COVID-19 eviction restrictions? Answer 1: As you have likely heard by now, the California legislature passed and Governor Newsom signed SB 91, just as the provisions of AB 3088 were about to expire January 31st. Primarily, SB 91 – christened the Tenant Relief Act – simply extends…

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Questions and Answers By Dennis Block

Question One:  Are landlords in Los Angeles County allowed to evict a tenant for non-payment of rent which is NOT related to COVID-19? My property is located in the City of Lawndale? My tenant moved into the unit on November 15, 2020, paid December 2020 and stopped paying rent in January 1, 2021. I gave…

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The Benefits of Being Pet-Friendly By Justin Becker

Rental property owners are now integrating pet-friendly amenities in their apartments to allow renters to keep their favorite animal companions. The dog is humankind’s best friend, and this explains why it is the most domesticated pet. According to statistics in the United States, 63.4 million households own a dog, followed by 43 million households that own a…

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