A Landlord’s Christmas

As we close out 2018, AOA would like to thank you for your support this year – it’s been a pleasure serving your needs.  Our additional thanks to all who contributed to the “No on Prop 10” campaign. May your holidays be merry, your rent checks be on time and the coming year be fruitful.

Landlord Prevails in “First in Time” Seattle Ordinance! – by the Pacific Legal Foundation

In a noble but misguided effort to combat racial discrimination, the City of Seattle passed a series of ordinances forbidding local landlords from choosing their own tenants: A “first in time” ordinance requires landlords to rent to the first financially-qualified tenant who applies. And the “Fair Chance Housing Ordinance” forbids landlords from considering applicants’ criminal…

Legal Q & A – by Dennis Block

Question One:  We attended your seminar on Tenant Screening at the L.A. Convention Center as we are members of the AOA. Thank you very much for your seminar which gave us highly useful tips to screen probable tenants. I will be glad to use your services for us and for my friends because of your…

HELP STOP THE TRASH MONOPOLY! – By David Hernandez

Apartment Owners, Business Owners and Community Leaders Are Fighting Back to Protect Your Rights and Your Wallets! In 2014 the Los Angeles City Council and Mayor, working with Labor Based Organizations passed an Ordinance impacting all commercial business, including apartment owners, in Los Angeles. While the city picks up trash from residential and some smaller…