DID YOU KNOW By-Dennis Block

Access to the Premises Although Civil Code 1954 allows a landlord to access a unit for specified reasons, that access can be properly denied by a tenant during this pandemic. While a landlord can always enter the unit during an emergency, this is not the case for other reasons. For example, the tenant would be…

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…

Long Beach Trade Show and Educational Conference a Big Success and Eviction Reform: ‘Just Cause Eviction’ Bad for Landlords, Worse for Tenants

Trade Show a Huge Success! Our “Million Dollar” Trade Show and Landlording Conference last month was a huge success!  You should have been there! Our members were more educated, motivated and stimulated by some very knowledgeable speakers who helped give them that one idea that will help them make and keep more money than ever!…

BASTA – A Year Later – By Grayce Long, Attorney

The bad news for landlords is that BASTA is still going strong and appears to be growing.  Recently, I was in the Downtown L.A. courthouse in Department 94, where all evictions are heard.  There was a calendar of 54 unlawful detainer cases and of those 54 cases, BASTA represented 15 of the defendants.   That means…