SB 91 – Eviction Moratorium Extended

SB 91 was signed by Gov. Newsom, officially extending the eviction moratorium to June 30, 2021 with future extensions possible. Here is what you need to know and the new forms that you will need to serve.   (This notice was sent out to the AOA email list in January. Go to www.aoausa.com on the bottom…

L.A. City Eviction Moratorium and Federal Litigation [Open Letters to David Chiu, Governor Newsom and the Los Angeles Daily Journal] By Michael Millman

To the Los Angeles Journal: What’s most disturbing is that the City Council and others passed a “moratorium” which restricts and prevents landlords from imposing the annual, rental-mandated, municipal rent increase.  Under the Rent Stabilization Ordinance, the tenants’ rent may be lawfully increased each year based upon the Consumer Price Index.  There’s a ceiling of…

Legal Q & A By-Richard Beckman

Question 1: I have a tenant in a Lake County single family residence who is not paying rent. Moreover, the County has posted a notice of abatement citing accumulated household trash and other issues that are causing a health and safety issue. The abatement orders were issued 7/28/20.  My understanding of the COVID-19 moratorium is…