I found out that a master tenant has rented a “windowed closet” as a bedroom to a subtenant. The subtenant has been living there for three months. Is this legal? The reality is that, absent clear lease
I own one unit in a two-unit building. I relocated a few years ago, but now my job is transferring me back to San Francisco. My unit is occupied by an elderly married couple, both 61
To maximize income, should we rent individual rooms in a single-family home that we own and where we don’t reside? What about renting individual rooms in a multi-bedroom apartment? Both are bad ideas and
Can a landlord negotiate a buy-out agreement with a tenant at the start of a tenancy? This author believes that the answer is definitively “no.” In March of 2015, a “buyout” provision was added
About two years ago, I rented a 2-bedroom apartment to two roommates. One tenant has just notified me that she is getting married and moving out. The remaining tenant would like the lease changed
Can I screen new subtenants if I have no intention of adding them to the lease? The answer is “yes,” you can. However, this author emphatically advises that you do not screen new subtenants.