“Stay tuned for another statewide ballot fight on rent control.” Can the California state legislative leadership be defined as “advanced, forward-thinking, forward-looking, go ahead, enlightened, enterprising, innovative, up-and-coming, new, dynamic, avant garde and modernistic? Or can it be defined as radical, left-wing, reformists, revolutionary, revisionist, progressive,...

“Power snakes can be very dangerous.” Dear Maintenance Men: I have an opportunity to buy a small power snake for cleaning out kitchen and bathroom drains. At the rate my tenants block their drains, it should pay for itself in no time! Is this a good idea? Dale Dear...

“ To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” - Eleanor Roosevelt Without question, SB 330 (Skinner) not only continued recent legislative trends of reducing a city’s discretion addressing housing development applications (the bill is titled “Housing Crises Act of 2019”), it...

“ 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...