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“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...

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...

Q: I heard that the time periods for calculation of a Three-Day Notice to Pay or Quit is about to change, is that true? A: Correct, not only the Notice to Pay or Quit but the Notice to Perform or Quit as well. Effective September 1,...