Legal Q & A by Richard Beckman

Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California rent control laws followed by answers provided by Attorney Richard Beckman.   Question 1: Is there a bill in the Legislature that is supposed to end the Ellis Act? Answer 1:  AB 854, which was moving forward in the legislature and appeared to be heading…

Legal Q & A by Franco Simone

Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California property management and resident manager laws followed by answers provided by Attorney Franco Simone.   Q: I am a landlord of a small apartment building.  I am reviewing the new lease that I want to use this year. I want to make sure I can…

Legal Q & A by Dennis Block

Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California rent control laws followed by answers provided by eviction attorney, Dennis Block.   Question One: I have a 4-unit building in the City of Hawthorne. I recently formed a limited liability company (LLC) and transferred the building to this entity. Regarding the existing tenants, should…

Legal Q & A | Franco Simone

Below are questions asked by rental property owners regarding California property management and resident manager laws followed by answers provided by Attorney Franco Simone. Q: I recently decided that managing my 15-unit apartment building in Oceanside, California is too difficult. I decided to hire a property management company to take over managing my apartment building.…

Questions and Answers By Dennis Block

Question One:  Are landlords in Los Angeles County allowed to evict a tenant for non-payment of rent which is NOT related to COVID-19? My property is located in the City of Lawndale? My tenant moved into the unit on November 15, 2020, paid December 2020 and stopped paying rent in January 1, 2021. I gave…