STOP THE REPEAL OF THE COSTA-HAWKINS ACT! Below is a link to a sample letter of opposition for you to send to your Assembly Members, asking them to stop a rent control measure by Assembly Member Bloom - AB 1506 - Repeal of Costa Hawkins. This bill will repeal the state Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, a law that protects property owners from strict rent control. Your letters are very important.
Here is what you need to know: When sending letters through this advocacy syste
UPDATE: New San Francisco Residential Tenancy Agreement
The San Francisco Apartment Association (SFAA) has released its 2017 version of its Residential Tenancy Agreement. Minor changes in the form reflect recent changes in the law as well as suggestions from SFAA members.
Copies of the new agreement are available from the SFAA office or online at www.sfaa.org
The SFAA Residential Tenancy Agreement is considered the best standard lease form for use in San Francisco. It
Fried & Williams LLP gladly congratulates Clifford Fried on being named a California Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters for the year 2016.
Clifford Fried is one of the leading authorities on Real Estate and Landlord-Tenant law in the Bay Area. In the past 30 years Clifford has served as an attorney on over 10,000 landlord-tenant and general Real Estate cases. As a founding partner at Fried & Williams, he has overseen and represented clients in the successful mediation, arbitra
PART I Overview:
This article is intended to provide owners and managers with information regarding Alameda’s new rent law (Ordinance 3148) and to answer several frequently asked questions about the Ordinance.
This is not a comprehensive summary of the entire rent control ordinance and should not be used in lieu of the complete text. Alameda Ordinance 3148 can be found online here. At the end of this brochure, we have compiled a list of FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)