We are pleased to announce that Alana Grice Conner is now a partner with Fried & Williams LLP.

November 9, 2018

Measure K (Alameda), Measure Q (Berkeley), and Measures W and Y (Oakland) were on the ballot in the recent election. A look into the results and what that means for landlords in the Bay Area.       

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May 7, 2018

It is important to note that the Ordinance applies to all rental units in Oakland, including units otherwise exempt from rent or eviction controls, like single family homes and new construction. The only exemption is for publicly-owned and operated housing units, which...

January 18, 2018

The defeat of AB 1506 is a major victory for residential landlords in California. The Act was passed in 1995 to protect property owners from lawmakers passing laws that hurt small landlords and discouraged the creation of new housing. However, tenant advocates have thr...

December 28, 2017

Last month we let you know about Assembly Bill 1506. If passed, this bill would repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act. Costa-Hawkins exempts single-family homes, condos, and new construction from rent control and establishes vacancy decontrol. On Thursday, Januar...

December 8, 2017

ALERT!


Berkeley City Council has enacted Ordinance No. 7568.

This prohibits landlords from discriminating based on source of income. If approached by a Section 8 tenant please be aware that saying "no" could be considered housing discrimination. Please contact an attorn...