SFAA 2022 Spring Trade Show
Attorneys David Semel and Ed Lai 'springing into action' at the San Francisco Apartment Association's Spring Trade Show
Congratulations to the 2021 SFAA Trophy Award Winners!
It was a great honor for our office to serve as the wine sponsor for the 2021 SFAA Trophy Awards. Clifford Fried was in attendance to...
Reviewing the 2020 Election Results
A look into statewide ballot initiatives and local measures and how the results will impact landlords and property owners. Statewide...
Q&A Regarding Notifying Tenants About Building Sale
It is your right to sell your building whenever you want. You do not have an obligation to disclose this information to your tenants. There
Hearing for AB 1506 to Repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act
Last month we let you know about Assembly Bill 1506. If passed, this bill would repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act. Costa-Hawkins e
Q&A Regarding Mural Paintings
A: You may have heard the news story about a famous but illegal Banksy painting on a private London building being removed and sold at aucti
Q&A Regarding Making Repairs
A landlord is obligated to undertake repairs in a reasonable time. If the repairs are not completed in a reasonable time, the tenant may “re
Q&A Regarding Retrofitting
A: landlord is entitled to recover possession of a rental unit in order to temporarily remove the unit in order to be able to carry out reha
Buying Real Property (Oakland)
When a new owner purchases a residential rental property in Oakland, he or she steps into the shoes of the prior owner. In other words, the