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“ Understanding whether your rental property is covered by, or exempt from, AB 1482 and ho AB 1482 applies to your property requires your immediate attention.” (Editor’s Note: This is Part 3 of a 3-part article. You can read Part 1 here  and Part 2 here.) Implementing...

"We must become more involved in the discussion regarding housing issues and become more proactive as opposed to reactive." As providers of rental housing, it is important for us to understand that we are in a very different political environ­ment and as a result, we must...

“You will find that the vast majority of your residents will cooperate fully and provide the requested information. ” Q: I just closed escrow on a small building and I'm trying to figure out who's who. I received the rental agreements, but the tenant information seems...

“ Reminding our legislators of stories like AB 976 is crucial to us taking back the narrative and once again becoming a driver in this policy development.” (Editor’s Note: This is Part 2 of a 3-part article. You can read Part 1 here. Parts 3 will...

I would like to start off by thanking everyone for assisting and participating in our 51st Annual Rental Housing Expo last month that made it a tremendous success! The day started out with a well-attended Saluting Our Stars Awards Breakfast. We owe a special thanks...

“It is generally not a good business practice to accept cash as payment for rent, due to the increased risk of robbery, theft or other criminal conduct.” Q: Most of my residents pay on time and their checks are honored by their banks. Lately, it seems...

“ Remember: Preventive Maintenance is cheaper than Emergency Maintenance.” Dear Maintenance Men: I need to do some caulking in my apartment unit, both inside and outside the unit. However, I am confused. There are so many kinds of caulk and I just don’t know which to buy...

This is a semi-hands-on series will help you deal with common restoration issues. We will be focusing on water, mold and fire damage. WATER: What to be on the look out for; learn the signs of water damage; does my insurance cover it? MOLD: How to identify...