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Dear Maintenance Men: My pest control company has removed a beehive from my property. However, the bees have not left and the tenants are complaining about bees inside their units. I have sealed every hole, crevasse and crack I can find. Yet, the bees still find...

Q: I drove by my apartment building the other day and noticed that one of my tenants put up a satellite dish antenna - not just one, but three. I just put a new roof on about a year ago. This tenant had the nerve...

Got questions about smart utility billing and how it can save you money? Get answers at a fresh, FREE workshop from AACSC and Livable.   Livable and AACSC have teamed up to offer its members a personalized look at smart utility billing.   The Livable team will be on...

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Does your property need a retrofit? Join us and learn more about seismic retrofitting. During this workshop, you can learn more about the basic principles behind retrofit engineering and construction, and how to minimize the impact on tenants and parking spaces. We are proud to be partnering with...

On April 3rd of this year, members from our organization convened in Sacramento to meet with Legislators and their staff about the approximately 200 bills related to housing being discussed by the California State Legislature. As you may have heard, many of these bills relate...

A mere six months ago, November 2018, Californians all across the State soundly rejected Proposition 10. Proposition 10 would have functionally repealed the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act and expanded local government’s authority to enact pricing restrictions on all rental housing single-family homes and new construction....

Dear Maintenance Men: One of my maintenance chores I do is caulking and sealing shower/tub fixture flanges and shower walls. My problem is getting the caulking to dry before a resident uses the shower. Any Suggestions? David   Dear David: A lot of people will say: “Just tell the resident...

Q: Help! Seems like everyone wants a pet or two, and they’ll say anything to get one! I had a prospective tenant with two cats apply and when told of our no-pet policy, she said she’d leave them with her mom and then signed our...

Dear Maintenance Men, Water Heater Longevity: Having replaced about five water heaters in the last five years, it is my subjective impression that water heaters manufactured in recent years do not last as long as those purchased prior to that time. For example, I have replaced...