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The Difference a Landlord Attorney Can Make

Los Angeles County’s eviction protections for tenants unable to pay rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic expired two months ago, resulting in a growing number of eviction cases. Recent data indicates that eviction filings in March reached the highest levels for that month since 2015. Since April, when the county’s COVID-19 protections ended, eviction attorneys ..Read More

Is Rent Control the Correct Solution?

Assisting our fellow citizens stands as a fundamental pillar of American society. Whenever feasible, we strive to discover means to alleviate the challenges faced by those in our vicinity. This inclination is why numerous individuals find themselves drawn towards endorsing policies like “rent control,” as it promises stability in housing costs, which appears to be ..Read More

The City of Alhambra Passes Tenant Protection Ordinances

According to officials, the city council of Alhambra has given its approval to two “Tenant Protection Ordinances.” These ordinances were passed during the council’s meeting on May 22. They entail a temporary moratorium, which prevents landlords from evicting tenants under specific conditions in order to carry out remodeling activities. Following input from property owners and ..Read More

What is AB 3088?

Assembly Bill 3088 (AB 3088) is a legislation known as the “Tenant, Homeowner, and Small Landlord Relief and Stabilization Act of 2020.” It was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom in 2020 and took effect immediately. AB 3088 was enacted in response to the economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and aimed to ..Read More

South Pasadena Approves Moratorium on no-fault Lease Terminations

This week, the South Pasadena City Council unanimously passed a 45-day moratorium on no-fault evictions. The decision was made in light of residents’ claims that a few recent rental property owners had been deceitful in using “substantial remodel” as a justification to end tenancies. In 2021, South Pasadena introduced a substantial remodel ordinance that mandates ..Read More

Long Beach Just Cause Eviction Ordinance: Everything You Need to Know

The Long Beach City Council made a significant decision on February 18, 2020, when they voted in favor of adopting an emergency ordinance known as the Just Cause Eviction Ordinance. This ordinance took immediate effect upon its adoption. By implementing “just cause” requirements, the council aimed to eliminate the landlord’s ability to terminate a month-to-month ..Read More

What is a Three Day Notice to Perform Conditions and-or Covenants or Quit

As of January 1, 2020, a new law known as AB 1482 has been implemented in California. This law imposes rent caps on most residential rental properties and introduces “just cause” eviction requirements. If the tenancy is protected by just cause, AB 1482 prohibits landlords from (1) terminating a month-to-month tenancy or (2) choosing not ..Read More

Redlands Urgency Ordinance FAQ

The Redlands City Council discussed and voted on an urgency ordinance aimed at implementing stricter regulations for landlords planning substantial remodels on properties in Redlands. During the most recent meeting, Mayor Pro Tem Eddie Tejeda raised the topic of renter protections to the council. City Attorney Yvette Abich Garcia explained that according to California law, ..Read More

Oakland to Phase Out COVID-19 Moratorium

Late on Tuesday night, the Oakland City Council voted 7-1 to phase out the pandemic-era rent moratorium in stages by July 15, following hours of heated debate. The topic has caused a lot of tension between landlords, who are owed thousands of dollars in unpaid rent, and tenants, who are concerned about being evicted and ..Read More

Oakland to Phase Out COVID-19 Related Eviction Moratoriums

Over the course of the next 15 months, the Oakland City Council has decided to gradually eliminate the city’s pandemic-related moratorium on evictions and rent increases. Following a discussion lasting over four hours during its Tuesday night meeting, the council decided to gradually ease its limitations on evictions and late fees for renters by July ..Read More

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