Showing its bias and lack of understanding of housing markets, the California Legislature has passed AB 1482, entitled an “Anti-rent-gouging bill,” on a 46-22 vote. The bill restricts landlords from raising rents by more than 5 percent
According to California Civil Code § 1940.5, if the rental property is built before January, 1973, a landlord may legally refuse to rent to a tenant who has a waterbed. But if the building was constructed after 1973, the landlord may have
In an effort to solve the city’s housing and affordability crisis, Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin offers a solution: taxing landlords who keep habitable housing units empty. Should the proposal go forward, the city would becom
URGENT REMINDER: Effective September 1, 2019, weekends and court holidays will no longer count toward the expiration of three-day notices. So, be sure to exclude weekends and holidays when calculating the three-day period, to save time an
URGENT REMINDER: The Senate Appropriations Committee will decide whether statewide rent control will advance to an up… Posted by Hoffman Law Group, APC on Thursday, August 29, 2019
Found a letter today from my uncle, Capt. Gus Hoffman, to his father from England, May 11, 1944. He talked about how he missed the home ranch, the mountain air, and how he and his wife hoped to have a daughter upon his next leave home, but
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As expected, California voters are recognizing the many predictable problems with “just cause” eviction controls and related efforts to over regulate rental housing. Prop 10’s attempt to treat homes and duplexes the same as apartments
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