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“ 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...

"There are many lessons that we should have learned from the rent control battle of AB 1482...

“The tenant, not the landlord, must pay for the modifications. ” Q: My kids are finally grown, on their own and out of the house. It seemed a shame to let their old room just sit idle, so I rented it out to what I thought...

“ 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...