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Can I Increase Rent During the Pandemic in California?

There is no “simple” answer to this question at this time. There are many factors to consider such as ever changing laws on all three levels of government, timing and the location of your rental property. This guide will help you consider all angles before taking on the risk of increasing your rent during the ..Read More

California Eviction Moratorium Extended until the End of September 2021

On June 25th, 2021 the Governor of California Gavin Newsom and other legislative leaders came to an agreement to extend the current California eviction moratorium until the end of September 2021. The agreement comes a week before SB91 was set to expire on June 30th, 2021.  As of Wednesday, June 29th, AB 832 has been ..Read More

Emergency Rental Assistance Program for Landlords Insights

We are now more than three weeks into the Emergency Rental Assistance Program launching and have been receiving information on the application process on behalf of Landlords applying on the tenant’s behalf. One of the main issues arising is tenants being able to gather their appropriate documentation and uploading the information into the portal they ..Read More

UD-120 Verification by Landlord Regarding Rental Assistance

What is the new UD-120 form required in unlawful detainers in California? The UD-120 form, or in other words the verification by landlord regarding rental assistance form, is a new form required to be submitted, under penalty of perjury, by a landlord before a judgment can be awarded to the landlord in an unlawful detainer ..Read More

SB91 COVID-19 Rent Relief Landlord Checklist

What is needed to apply for COVID-19 Rent Relief? All of the following must be checked so that a landlord can be eligible to apply for COVID-19 Rent Relief. Must be the property owner or the property management agency with legal authority to rent the property. Must have one or more eligible tenants with unpaid ..Read More

Does SB91 Ban All Evictions?

Short answer: No.Long answer: Continue reading.. SB91 protects tenants from eviction through June 30th, 2021 in many situations. Not in every situation, however. In fact, the courts are accepting new eviction cases and are also processing previously filed eviction cases. It seems like landlords get new restrictions and requirements by the week, such as the ..Read More

Proposition 19: What All Real Estate Owners Should Know

Proposition 19, which passed in the November 2020 elections, is set to take effect on February 16th, 2021. While Proposition 19 brings a few important changes, the amendment that stands out the most is how children inheriting property from their parents affects their ability to take advantage of the tax breaks Prop 13 once set. ..Read More

SB-91 15 Day Notice Flowchart – Updated

What is a 15 Day Notice to Pay or Quit? The 15 day notice to pay or quit in California was introduced by AB 3088. It is a “temporary” extension of the classic 3 day notice to pay or quit where the tenant now has 15 days to either pay their rent due or give ..Read More

SB 91 California State Rental Assistance Program Important Takeaways

Table of Contents Watch the SB91 Webinar Replay Area Median Income Table by County 15 Day Notice Flowchart How to apply for SB91 rental assistance COVID-19 Rent Relief Landlord Checklist If you need assistance in checking for eligibility, applying for SB91 Rental Assistance, gathering of documents needed to apply, or general help, please contact us! ..Read More

SB 91 – Newest Law Introduced to Extend AB 3088

California legislator leaders introduced a measure aimed at settling unpaid rent debt for qualifying tenants and landlords owed since April 2020 up until March 1st, 2021. The key takeaway from SB 91 is that the landlord would receive up to 80% of accumulated back rent in exchange for forgiving the other 20% and not pursue ..Read More

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