Letters to the Editor …

Dear AOA: Except for the housing industry, I cannot think of any other business where moratorium, that allows payees to not meet their contractual financial obligations, is enacted and enforced. Have any of the mortgage companies been treated in the same manner as the housing providers?  Can those in arrear of loan payments who may…

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Legal Q & A By Dennis Block

Question One:  I have an apartment in the city of Garden Grove. I have two co-tenants who occupy the unit under one rental agreement. One of the tenants has failed to pay his share of the rent. Is it possible to evict that tenant only? Answer One:  When you have co-tenants, their relationship is tantamount…

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Landlord Sues for $100 Million Over Eviction Moratoriums!

IN THE NEWS Landlord Sues for $100 Million  Over Eviction Moratoriums! Photo by Sora Shimazaki from Pexels As reported in the L.A. Times, one of the region’s largest apartment builders has sued the city of Los Angeles over its COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium saying that his companies have experienced “astronomical” financial losses and are legally entitled…

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