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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
Blog 2 months ago
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?
Blog 3 months ago
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
Blog 3 months ago
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
Blog 3 months ago
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
Blog 3 months ago
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
Blog 3 months ago
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
Blog 3 months ago
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
Blog 3 months ago
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
Blog 3 months ago
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
Blog 3 months ago
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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Bill sets lower limits on security deposits for active military
Blog 3 months ago
Bill sets lower limits on security deposits for active military

A bill taking effect Jan. 1 lowers the amount California landlords can collect for security deposits from members of the U. S. military. Under SB...

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Tenants to get longer notice for rent increases over 10%
Blog 3 months ago
Tenants to get longer notice for rent increases over 10%

A law taking effect Jan. 1 will require landlords to provide an additional month's notice when they increase the rent on month-to-month tenants by...

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Governor signs mandatory Section 8 bill
Blog 3 months ago
Governor signs mandatory Section 8 bill

Gov. Gavin Newsom today signed a bill that will make it illegal to reject a prospective tenant solely based on the applicant's use of a Section 8...

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GOVERNOR SIGNS AB 1482, ENACTS STATEWIDE RENT CAP
Blog 3 months ago
GOVERNOR SIGNS AB 1482, ENACTS STATEWIDE RENT CAP

Gov. Gavin Newsom today signed Assembly Bill 1482, landmark legislation that will place an annual cap on rent increases and create new standards...

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Governor poised to sign AB 1482, statewide rent cap bill
Blog 3 months ago
Governor poised to sign AB 1482, statewide rent cap bill

In a matter of days, Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to sign Assembly Bill 1482, legislation that will cap rent increases statewide and become...

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CAA engaged as San Jose studies anti-displacement strategies
Blog 3 months ago
CAA engaged as San Jose studies anti-displacement strategies

This week, the San Jose City Council held a study session to better understand the issue of tenant displacement from a residential and business...

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Legal Q&A: Can I charge tenant for painting unit purple?
Blog 3 months ago
Legal Q&A: Can I charge tenant for painting unit purple?

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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Sacramento landlords targeted with cannabis fines
Blog 3 months ago
Sacramento landlords targeted with cannabis fines

When Sacramento renters get caught illegally cultivating marijuana, it's their landlords who get the bill - and it can reach hundreds of thousands...

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CAA issues compliance document for San Jose Section-8 law
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CAA issues compliance document for San Jose Section-8 law

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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Santa Rosa introduces mandatory Section 8 ordinance
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Santa Rosa introduces mandatory Section 8 ordinance

Despite opposition from CAA, the Santa Rosa City Council on Tuesday introduced an ordinance that will require landlords to consider applicants with...

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Sacramento approves $20-per-unit fee for rent control program
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Sacramento approves $20-per-unit fee for rent control program

Landlords with properties subject to Sacramento's new rent control law will help fund the program through a $20-per-unit annual fee. The fee won...

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Renown economist Thornberg to keynote CAA’s Outlook 2020 in Orange County
Blog 3 months ago
Renown economist Thornberg to keynote CAA’s Outlook 2020 in Orange County

The California Apartment Association is pleased to announce that renowned economist Christopher Thornberg, founding partner of Beacon Economics,...

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Milpitas pursues urgency ‘just cause’ ordinance
Blog 3 months ago
Milpitas pursues urgency ‘just cause’ ordinance

During a special meeting Tuesday, the Milpitas City Council decided to pursue an emergency "just cause" for eviction ordinance. The council...

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Legal Q&A: What if tenant won’t fix broken window?
Blog 4 months ago
Legal Q&A: What if tenant won’t fix broken window?

I would describe CAA as my "Best Friend" in this venture called LANDLORDING. So happy you are there! I just want to say Thank You Team at CAA....

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