Legal Q & A by Franco Simone

Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California rent control laws followed by answers provided by Attorney Franco Simone.   Q: My rental property has a significant amount of deferred maintenance. I do not have money to fix the property and so I make sure to include in my leases that the property…

California Rent Control Law: Legal Q & A By Dennis Block

Photo by Sora Shimazaki from Pexels   Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California rent control laws followed by answers provided by eviction attorney Dennis Block in the November issue of the AOA Magazine.  Question One:  I have a Section 8 tenant in Carson, California. The tenant has occupied the premises for the last five…

NorCal Rent Control Law: Legal Q & A By Richard Beckman

Photo by Sora Shimazaki from Pexels Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California rent control laws followed by answers provided by Northern California landlord/tenant law attorney Richard Beckman for the November issue of the AOA Magazine.    Question 1:   As always, any updates on the state of the courts and unlawful detainers? Answer 1:…

Legal Q & A By Dennis Block

Question One: I just closed on a duplex which is subject to the Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO) for the City of Los Angeles. Assuming the city’s “State of Emergency” ends as of September 30, 2021, can I serve a 30-day notice to quit on September 1, 2021? My intention is to occupy the residence. Answer…

Legal Q & A by Richard Beckman

Question 1: As always, any updates on the state of the courts and unlawful detainers? Answer 1: As reported in last month’s article, California again has updated its comprehensive state law directed at protecting tenants from eviction for non-payment of rent. Originally passed as AB 3088 in August 2020, updated by SB 91 in January,…