Legal Q & A – By Richard Beckman, Esq.

Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California rent control laws followed by answers provided by Attorney Richard Beckman. Question 1:  Are there any new state or local laws we should know about as we enter 2023? Answer 1:  This should have been the subject of a question in the January edition, but…

Rent Control

Property Owners of Units in Alameda Subject to Rent Control! By the City of Alameda

Beginning May 1, 2022, landlords of most Alameda rental units may serve their tenant with rent increase notices of no more than 2.7%, after the Alameda City Council adopted new legislation altering the moratorium on rent increases. The change applies to multi-unit properties built prior to February 1995, which are subject to a cap on the annual…

ATTENTION TO ALL ALAMEDA CITY EMPLOYERS

NEW WAGES FOR RESIDENT MANAGERS! Alameda City, California, Enacts Minimum Wage Ordinance The City of Alameda, California has passed an ordinance establishing a local minimum wage that applies to all employees who work at least two hours in a calendar week within the city as follows:  July 1, 2019 – $13.50  July 1, 2020 –…