California Cracks Down on Fraudulent Practices Surrounding Emotional Support Animals

For rental housing providers who feel compelled to make the “reasonable accommodation” of allowing an emotional support animal in the rental unit for fear of a costly lawsuit by a tenant claiming a disability, this concern will soon be assuaged. AB 468 is the new emotional support animal law. After beating back recall efforts, a reinvigorated…

Billionaires Can Help Financially Distressed Tenants and Landlords with a Sensible Solution By-Daniel Bornstein

Tenants are fearing homelessness, while many cash-strapped landlords are in dire straits. Private-sector interest-free loans could assuage the fear of eviction while keeping landlords solvent. When COVID-19 reared its ugly head, tenants’ advocates sounded the alarms, and lawmakers heard the call. Fearing massive displacement of renters who have lost income due to the pandemic, and…