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CAA gears up for campaign against Prop 10 2.0
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CAA gears up for campaign against Prop 10 2.0

The California Apartment Association is gearing up for another campaign to keep radical forms of rent control out of California. Once again, anti...

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Santa Rosa approves fund to protect landlords against Section 8 losses
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Santa Rosa approves fund to protect landlords against Section 8 losses

Working with the California Apartment Association, the Santa Rosa City Council has created a $100,000 fund to compensate landlords should they lose...

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Tenant screening reports: Beware of stricter standards under 2018 California Supreme Court decision
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Tenant screening reports: Beware of stricter standards under 2018 California Supreme Court decision

With the spread of "just cause" eviction requirements throughout the state, it has become increasingly important for landlords to develop and...

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CAA closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving holiday
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CAA closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving holiday

The California Apartment Association's offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday....

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Rancho Cordova passes temporary no-fault eviction ordinance
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Rancho Cordova passes temporary no-fault eviction ordinance

The Rancho Cordova City Council adopted a temporary no-cause eviction ordinance intended to prevent owners from terminating tenancies before AB...

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Stockton rebuffs permanent ‘just cause’ law, opts for AB 1482 stopgap
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Stockton rebuffs permanent ‘just cause’ law, opts for AB 1482 stopgap

Thanks to the efforts of the California Apartment Association, a proposal to implement a permanent "just cause" for eviction ordinance, and impose...

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Los Angeles County supervisors approve permanent rent control ordinance
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Los Angeles County supervisors approve permanent rent control ordinance

Despite staunch opposition from the California Apartment Association, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a permanent...

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Mountain View council asks voters to change rent control law
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Mountain View council asks voters to change rent control law

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday decided to place its own measure before voters seeking changes to the city's rent control ordinance. The...

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Stopgap AB 1482 ordinances continue to spread across California
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Stopgap AB 1482 ordinances continue to spread across California

Cities across California this week continued to pursue urgency stopgap ordinances intended to prevent no-cause evictions before AB 1482 takes...

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CAA unveils new numbering system for forms
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CAA unveils new numbering system for forms

The California Apartment Association has introduced a new, more logical system for numbering all its forms. The association's more than 270 forms...

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Legal Q&A: Must carpeting be replaced within a certain time frame?
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Legal Q&A: Must carpeting be replaced within a certain time frame?

: Must carpeting be replaced within a certain time frame? I recently needed to take a few hours of classes to complete my Recertification as a CAA...

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CAA closed Monday for Veterans Day holiday
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CAA closed Monday for Veterans Day holiday

The California Apartment Association's offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. Normal operating hours will resume...

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Inglewood adopts rent control policy with 3% cap
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Inglewood adopts rent control policy with 3% cap

The Inglewood City Council this week adopted a long-term rent control policy that caps annual increases at 3%. The Housing Protection Initiative...

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Cities pursuing stopgap AB 1482 ordinances continues to grow
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Cities pursuing stopgap AB 1482 ordinances continues to grow

Several more California cities this week, including Long Beach and Pasadena, rushed to pass urgency ordinances aimed at preventing no-cause...

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Attempt to pass Sacramento County no-cause eviction ordinance fails
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Attempt to pass Sacramento County no-cause eviction ordinance fails

An urgency ordinance preventing termination of tenancies without cause in Sacramento County failed to muster enough votes to pass. The ordinance...

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Fresno to crack down on landlords with repeat violations
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Fresno to crack down on landlords with repeat violations

The city of Fresno next week will begin levying harsher penalties against landlords who chronically violate city codes at their rental properties....

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Sacramento County considers emergency just-cause ordinance
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Sacramento County considers emergency just-cause ordinance

The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors will consider an emergency "just cause" ordinance Tuesday, Nov. 5. To pass, an urgency ordinance...

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Inglewood moves to lower local rent cap to 3%
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Inglewood moves to lower local rent cap to 3%

The Inglewood City Council has decided to make its cap on rent increases even more draconian. Despite opposition from the California Apartment...

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More cities approve stopgaps ahead of AB 1482
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More cities approve stopgaps ahead of AB 1482

Several more cities this week approved stopgap ordinances to begin enforcing elements of Assembly Bill 1482 before the statewide rent control and ...

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Legal Q&A: Rental applicant is paid ‘under the table’
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Legal Q&A: Rental applicant is paid ‘under the table’

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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L.A. imposes urgency ‘just cause’ ordinance as AB 1482 stopgap
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L.A. imposes urgency ‘just cause’ ordinance as AB 1482 stopgap

The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday approved an urgency ordinance intended to prevent no-cause evictions until AB 1482 takes effect, a move...

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Legal Q&A: Can tenant claim ‘buyer’s remorse’ to get out of lease?
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Legal Q&A: Can tenant claim ‘buyer’s remorse’ to get out of lease?

: Can tenant claim 'buyer's remorse' to get out of lease? We could not have accomplished the defeat of Measure C without CAA. We have been CAA...

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CAA offers compliance paper for Section 8-related law in Alameda
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CAA offers compliance paper for Section 8-related law in Alameda

The California Apartment Association has issued an "Industry Insight" paper to help rental housing owners comply with a Section 8-related ordinance...

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L.A. to pursue stopgap ‘just cause,’ rent control ordinances ahead of AB 1482
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L.A. to pursue stopgap ‘just cause,’ rent control ordinances ahead of AB 1482

The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday voted to move forward with urgency ordinances seeking to prevent no-fault evictions and limit rent...

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Milpitas imposes urgency ‘just cause’ stop gap ordinance
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Milpitas imposes urgency ‘just cause’ stop gap ordinance

The Milpitas City Council on Tuesday voted to impose an urgency ordinance that bans no-cause evictions until Jan. 1, when a state law with the same...

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L.A. explores proposal for anti-displacement zones with rent caps
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L.A. explores proposal for anti-displacement zones with rent caps

The city of Los Angeles is considering an "anti-displacement" proposal that would cap rent increases near new luxury and market-rate apartment...

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Gov. Newsom signs CAA-backed housing-production bills
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Gov. Newsom signs CAA-backed housing-production bills

Gov. Gavin Newsom this month signed more than a dozen CAA-backed bills intended to address California's chronic housing shortage. The bills will...

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Legal Q&A: Tenant owing back rent will likely file bankruptcy
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Legal Q&A: Tenant owing back rent will likely file bankruptcy

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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Wildfires trigger anti-rent gouging protections for L.A., Riverside counties
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Wildfires trigger anti-rent gouging protections for L.A., Riverside counties

In response to the wildfires raging in Southern California, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday declared states of emergency for Los Angeles and Riverside...

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Five bills signed by Gov. Newsom that will change the rental housing industry
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Five bills signed by Gov. Newsom that will change the rental housing industry

Gov. Gavin Newsom this week signed a statewide cap on rent increases, a mandatory Section 8 bill, and several other pieces of legislation that will...

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