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“Criteria used to adopt the new building codes would materially differ from today.” If the State of California has its way, the California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) and the State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) may adopt building standards for residential and commercial buildings...

“We are lucky today to have so many choices of countertop materials available.” Dear Maintenance Men: I am getting ready to paint my property and noticed a lot of mold or mildew in the shaded areas. I am worried that scraping these areas when we prep for...

I have been in the rental housing industry for more than 45 years, as have many of you, and I have lived through various cycles of the real estate market. The current state of affairs as it relates to the Coronavirus is unchartered territory for...

New COVID-19 Forms/Resources These are unprecedented and challenging times for the rental housing industry. AACSC is reviewing and analyzing legislation being proposed; and orders, proclamations, statutes, and ordinances being issued at various levels of government. Forms being created will be made available only to our members...

“The question becomes how do we position ourselves to take advantage of opportunities that we have never had before.” I would like to start off by thanking each of you who were able to attend the first Membership Meeting of 2020 and for taking part in...

We Now Have Statewide Rent Control and Just Cause for Tenancy AB 2406 Will Require You to Register Your Units with the State in Order to Evict or Raise Rent No residential property owner that “operates fewer than five rental dwelling units” will be able to increase...

“Check on your residents and ask for any feedback on anything that might need repair.” Dear Maintenance Men: I have a hard of hearing resident. She uses a Ring Doorbell with camera but it doesn’t always alert her when someone is at the door. I thought of...