Rent Control: Los Angeles Emergency Guideline Clarifications Leave Landlords Livid

Rent control in Los Angeles is confusing people; especially with an ongoing state of emergency gripping the city. We witnessed this first hand when we attended the Los Angeles Housing Department’s (LAHD) Wednesday, August 24th webinar. The meeting was primarily packed with landlords as baffled as they were angry. Despite his succinct responses, host Agassi […]

Male landlord showing notice for SB 91 protections.

How SB 91 Changes the Tenant Relief Act of 2020

As many of you know, Governor Newsom signed the COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2020 (AB 3088) in August of last year. This legislation provided protection for tenants who are one or more months behind in rent. Additionally, it enumerated responsibilities for landlords regarding their tenants. The provisions in that legislation were set to expire in […]

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How Do I Benefit from the Passage of California Proposition 19?

On November 3, 2020, California Proposition 19 passed with over 51% of the 15 million votes cast. Taking effect on April 1, 2021, the passage of Proposition 19 ushers in an unprecedented tax benefit for Californians aged 55 years and older. As you may recall from our earlier blog post “California Proposition 19: What You […]