April 1, 2020

The landlord has a responsibility to provide habitable housing to tenants. However, tenants are generally responsible for damage that they cause beyond ordinary wear and tear.

March 31, 2020

Within 21 days, roughly 165 million Americans have lost more than $1.3 trillion in retirement savings vested in the stock market. Decades of hard earned, accumulated savings from wage-earnings have vanished amid the COVID-19 panic. Real estate markets have dried up. Gl...

January 1, 2020

The Tenant Protection Act of 2019 marks a new era of rent and eviction control in California, and it goes into effect on January 1, 2020.

December 3, 2019

Property owners beware - liability falls on you. Property owners can incur significant expenses including relocation payments, costs of filing an unlawful detainer lawsuit, or the costs of defending lawsuits filed by tenants when dealing with unpermitted units.

November 12, 2019

You should review your lease to see if there are any provisions requiring the permission of the landlord before a security camera can be installed. Some leases require the tenant to first obtain written permission.

November 5, 2019

When a landlord rents property to a tenant, there is always the implied promise that the property will be free of nuisances that might impact the tenant’s occupancy.