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No Legislative Measure or Action Will Create a Single Unit As providers of quality affordable rental properties, we have been under attack as a result of a problem that we did not cause. At every level of government, proposals to impose new restrictive forms of rent...

“ The proposed legislative solutions place a greater weight on rental property owners than developers.” (Editor’s Note: This is Part 1 of a 3-part article. Parts 2 and 3 will appear in the October and November issues, respectively, of the Apartment Journal.) With hundreds of cities and...

Livable Announces Partnership with the Apartment Association of California Southern Cities to Deliver Utility Savings to Members   The partnership leverages Livable’s smart utility bill-back platform to drive tenant financial accountability, while promoting conservation. “Mitigating utility costs during times of drought or other energy constraints in states like...

A Point in Time Assessment of States’ Rent Control Laws and How It Might Impact California “ Stories of rent being increased tenfold are becoming the traditional narrative, even though rental owners know these stories are the exception to the rule.” Every day a new article seems to...

Dear Maintenance Men: My tenants are complaining of too many false alarms from their smoke alarms. This often happens when they are cooking or there is a lot of steam present from a humid bathroom. How far away should a smoke alarm be from both a...

Livable Announces Partnership with the Apartment Association of California Southern Cities to Deliver Utility Savings to Members   The partnership leverages Livable’s smart utility bill-back platform to drive tenant financial accountability, while promoting conservation. “Mitigating utility costs during times of drought or other energy constraints in states like...