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Section 8-related law takes effect soon in San Diego. Are you ready?
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Section 8-related law takes effect soon in San Diego. Are you ready?

The California Apartment Association has issued a background paper and will hold a seminar to help rental housing owners in San Diego comply with a...

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Are you leaving money behind on your tax return?
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Are you leaving money behind on your tax return?

You're likely familiar with the federal tax reform law enacted in 2017. After all, it reduced tax rates for businesses and individuals, increased...

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Legal Q&A: Can broken window be deducted from security deposit?
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Legal Q&A: Can broken window be deducted from security deposit?

: Can broken window be deducted from security deposit? I recently needed to take a few hours of classes to complete my Recertification as a CAA...

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L.A. council members explore vacancy tax for landlords
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L.A. council members explore vacancy tax for landlords

Some members of the Los Angeles City Council want to impose a tax on rental housing owners who keep apartments vacant. If the idea gains traction,...

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Help stop 'just cause' and binding arbitration in Concord – California Apartment Association
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Help stop 'just cause' and binding arbitration in Concord – California Apartment Association

Visit our trouble shooting page for: I just want to say Thank You Team at CAA. Being a Landlord in California is frightening enough -- but with you...

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Long Beach formalizes approval of relocation-assistance ordinance
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Long Beach formalizes approval of relocation-assistance ordinance

As expected, the Long Beach City Council on Tuesday formalized its approval of an ordinance that will effectively cap rent increases at 10% on the...

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Inglewood council approves rent control ordinance
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Inglewood council approves rent control ordinance

Despite opposition from the California Apartment Association, the Inglewood City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a permanent rent control...

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CAA-led petition prevents ‘just cause’ from taking effect in El Cerrito
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CAA-led petition prevents ‘just cause’ from taking effect in El Cerrito

A referendum filed with the support of the California Apartment Association, Contra Costa, will prevent El Cerrito's "just cause" for eviction...

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Culver City to consider rent freeze, CAA mobilizes members
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Culver City to consider rent freeze, CAA mobilizes members

Visit our trouble shooting page for: Legal Q&A: How long can a tenant sue over security deposit dispute? Andrea was very helpful and thorough. She...

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Legal Q&A: How long can a tenant sue over security deposit dispute?
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Legal Q&A: How long can a tenant sue over security deposit dispute?

: How long can a tenant sue over security deposit dispute? Andrea was very helpful and thorough. She provided different points and angles to my...

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San Rafael approves ‘just cause’ ordinance on split vote
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San Rafael approves ‘just cause’ ordinance on split vote

Despite strong opposition from the California Apartment Association, the San Rafael City Council passed a "just cause" eviction and mandatory...

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CAA adds third public affairs advocate in Los Angeles County
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CAA adds third public affairs advocate in Los Angeles County

The California Apartment Association has again expanded its public affairs team in Los Angeles County, better positioning the association to meet...

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Legal Q&A: Tenant hasn’t paid rent after getting 60-day notice
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Legal Q&A: Tenant hasn’t paid rent after getting 60-day notice

Dear Ms. Moss, I want to personally thank you for your timely and very professional response. You are very thorough AND you provide examples and...

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Pasadena tenants again seeking rent control initiative
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Pasadena tenants again seeking rent control initiative

Tenant activists are again attempting to place a rent control measure before voters in Pasadena. Rent control proponents last month announced they...

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Gov. Newsom extends protections against rent gouging in fire-ravaged areas
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Gov. Newsom extends protections against rent gouging in fire-ravaged areas

Gov. Gavin Newsom has extended a prohibition on rent increases over 10 percent for several counties devastated by wildfires over the past few years...

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CAA stops tenant-unionizing bill on Senate floor
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CAA stops tenant-unionizing bill on Senate floor

A grassroots campaign led by the California Apartment Association has helped stop a tenant-unionizing bill that sought special protections for...

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CAA stops ‘just cause’ eviction bill on Assembly floor
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CAA stops ‘just cause’ eviction bill on Assembly floor

The California Apartment Association has stopped a bill that would have imposed "just cause" eviction controls across California. On Thursday, AB...

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Legal Q&A: Must I serve another 3-day notice?
Blog 3 weeks ago
Legal Q&A: Must I serve another 3-day notice?

Kevin, I don't say this often, but from the second we began this relationship you have been nothing but a wealth of knowledge and a tremendous help...

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Prop 65 warnings can be given in the lease starting in July
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Prop 65 warnings can be given in the lease starting in July

The California Apartment Association has made it easier for landlords to comply with new Proposition 65 "safe harbor" warning requirements, which...

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Senate passes bill requiring landlords to consider Section 8 tenants
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Senate passes bill requiring landlords to consider Section 8 tenants

The California state Senate has approved a bill that would require landlords to consider prospective tenants who use Section 8 housing vouchers. SB...

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CAA closed Monday for Memorial Day holiday
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CAA closed Monday for Memorial Day holiday

The California Apartment Association's offices will be closed Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. Normal operating hours will resume...

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Long Beach OKs relocation-assistance ordinance with form of rent control
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Long Beach OKs relocation-assistance ordinance with form of rent control

Over CAA's objections, the Long Beach City Council this week approved an ordinance that effectively caps rent increases at 10% on the city's older...

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Legal Q&A: What should I say about former tenant?
Blog 4 weeks ago
Legal Q&A: What should I say about former tenant?

: What should I say about former tenant? Andrea was very helpful and thorough. She provided different points and angles to my question for my...

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CAA stops bill that called for statewide rental registry
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CAA stops bill that called for statewide rental registry

CAA was successful in stopping a bill that would have established a statewide rental registry with an initial price tag north of $20 million and...

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Legal Q&A: Tenant fixes motorcycle in living room
Blog 1 month ago
Legal Q&A: Tenant fixes motorcycle in living room

I recently needed to take a few hours of classes to complete my Recertification as a CAA California Certified Residential Manager. I found it very...

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CAA urges members to call lawmakers, urge no votes on ‘just cause’ bills
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CAA urges members to call lawmakers, urge no votes on ‘just cause’ bills

The California Apartment Association this week launched a grassroots campaign in which its members are calling state lawmakers and urging no votes...

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El Cerrito gives preliminary approval to ‘just cause’ on split vote
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El Cerrito gives preliminary approval to ‘just cause’ on split vote

Visit our trouble shooting page for: Thank you. You guys conducted a great campaign with Measure C. We would have obviously lost without your...

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CAA provides free training to prevent housing discrimination
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CAA provides free training to prevent housing discrimination

The California Apartment Association is providing free fair housing training for rental owners and property managers as part of a regional campaign...

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Assembly passes rat-poison ban with implications for rental housing
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Assembly passes rat-poison ban with implications for rental housing

A bill approved by the California Assembly this week would outlaw the use of a common type of rat poison, making it more difficult to control...

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Milpitas rejects rent control, ‘just cause’ eviction proposal
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Milpitas rejects rent control, ‘just cause’ eviction proposal

Milpitas City Council on Tuesday voted 3-2 against a proposal to immediately implement rent control and "just cause" eviction policies. Following...

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