Press Release- Attorney General Bonta Launches Housing Strike Force, Announces Convening of Tenant Roundtables Across the State

OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today announced the creation of a Housing Strike Force within the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the convening of a series of tenant roundtables across the state. Attorney General Bonta today also launched a Housing Portal on DOJ’s website with resources and information for California homeowners and tenants. Together, the Housing Strike…

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California Rent Control Law: Legal Q & A By Dennis Block

Photo by Sora Shimazaki from Pexels   Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California rent control laws followed by answers provided by eviction attorney Dennis Block in the November issue of the AOA Magazine.  Question One:  I have a Section 8 tenant in Carson, California. The tenant has occupied the premises for the last five…

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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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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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