It’s Not Us vs. Them By- David Crown

In this time of uncertainty and struggle, amid danger and misinformation, the last thing we should do is assume the worst about each other. Crises like the current pandemic inevitably divide people to some extent (and this one divides us physically from one another), but when we rigidly refuse to give the benefit of the…

Governor Newsom – Stop Giving Away My Rental Income!

Dan:  Below is what I sent to our Governor, per your suggestion.  Lawrence Rubenstein   The Honorable Gavin Newsom Governor of California 1303 10th Street, Suite 1173 Sacramento, CA  95814 Dear Governor Newsom: Clearly, the Coronavirus pandemic is a serious situation. Sadly, our man-made response to it may well make it even worse. I own…

Seattle’s Rent Moratorium Would Hurt Renters and Landlords – and it’s Unconstitutional By-Ethan Blevins

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Seattle City Council issued a resolution calling on state and federal government to “impose an immediate moratorium on residential and commercial rent payments … such that no Seattleite should be required to pay rent during this health emergency or accumulate debt for unpaid rent.” This extreme proposal goes…

The “Big Lie” Behind COVID-19 – Part 2

A version of this article by Porter Stansberry first appeared on April 17, 2020 in The Stansberry Digest, published by Stansberry & Associates Investment Research, an independent investment research firm.  You can visit them at www.stansberryresearch.com. Here’s a Prediction In a “bad year” for the flu, between 50,000 and 100,000 Americans die from the virus.…

Legal Q & A By-Richard Beckman

Question 1:  What is the latest status of the landlord’s right to require the tenant to pay rent or move out during the COVID-19 crisis? What about other grounds to terminate a tenancy? Answer 1: As discussed in last month’s article in some detail, for all of California, evictions for non-payment of rent are extremely…