Before the COVID-19 crisis changed our world, owners were usually not asked to temporarily reduce or forbear a tenant’s rent. That reality has now changed, as unemployment numbers are off the charts and incomes
If a rent controlled unit is not the master tenant’s primary address, can the rent be raised to market rate? Not necessarily. For the past 25 years we have written about the benefits of
Am I required to have an on-site manager for my 16-unit building? There is a resident who takes care of the building’s maintenance for me in exchange for discounted rent. Is this good enough?
The last master tenant moved out of my unit and is asking me to return the security deposit. I know I have 21 days to return it, but I just sent a market-rate rent
When noticing my tenants of a rent increase, should I include the names of unauthorized subtenants? Absolutely not. In 2018, we, the multi-family housing industry in California, spent upwards of $70 million to defeat
This November, our industry faces its toughest challenge in almost thirty years: Saving Costa-Hawkins from repeal and preventing the inevitable rebirth and expansion of vacancy control. More than enough ballot signatures have been collected