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Sacramento scrambling to implement city rent control ordinance by Sept. 12
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Sacramento scrambling to implement city rent control ordinance by Sept. 12

The city of Sacramento is rushing to get the procedures, information and staffing in place before its newly approved rent control ordinance takes...

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CAA closed Monday for Labor Day holiday
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CAA closed Monday for Labor Day holiday

The California Apartment Association's offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, in observance of Labor Day. Normal operating hours will resume...

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Los Angeles County nears vote on rent control
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Los Angeles County nears vote on rent control

In a matter of weeks, Los Angeles County supervisors are expected to vote on a permanent rent control ordinance for the county's unincorporated...

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Legal Q&A: Does selling a property terminate existing leases?
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Legal Q&A: Does selling a property terminate existing leases?

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 to hold seminar on Sacramento’s new rent control law
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CAA to hold seminar on Sacramento’s new rent control law

We could not have accomplished the defeat of Measure C without CAA. We have been CAA members for over 30 years and membership fees have been...

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CAA offers compliance paper and forms for Alameda’s rent control program
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CAA offers compliance paper and forms for Alameda’s rent control program

The California Apartment Association has issued an "Industry Insight" paper as well as forms to help rental housing owners comply with the city of...

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West Hollywood delays vote on policy targeting leases under 1 year
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West Hollywood delays vote on policy targeting leases under 1 year

The debate over a West Hollywood's one-year lease policy will continue into the fall. This past Monday, the West Hollywood City Council was...

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Long Beach releases report on proposed affordable-housing mandate
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Long Beach releases report on proposed affordable-housing mandate

The city of Long Beach released a report this week on a potential affordable-housing mandate for new developments. The mandate could come through...

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Westminster council rebuffs push for rent control
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Westminster council rebuffs push for rent control

After hearing from the California Apartment Association, the Westminster City Council decided last week to steer clear of rent control policies....

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Statewide rent control bill placed on suspense
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Statewide rent control bill placed on suspense

With just a few weeks left for California lawmakers to act on bills this year, AB 1482 - the statewide rent control and "just cause" for eviction...

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GEMM honors East Bay’s rental housing elite
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GEMM honors East Bay’s rental housing elite

The California Apartment Association is pleased to announce the honorees from this month's 16th annual Greater East Bay GEMM Awards. On Aug. 15,...

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Legal Q&A: Can tenant legally break lease for job change?
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Legal Q&A: Can tenant legally break lease for job change?

I would describe CAA as my "Best Friend" in this venture called LANDLORDING. So happy you are there! Dear Ms. Moss, I want to personally thank you...

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Deadline approaching for Hayward landlords to provide notices to rent control tenants
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Deadline approaching for Hayward landlords to provide notices to rent control tenants

The California Apartment Association today published new forms to help landlords comply with updates to Hayward's rent control law. As of July 25,...

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Oh, the ‘suspense’: California housing bills in legislative limbo
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Oh, the ‘suspense’: California housing bills in legislative limbo

The clock is ticking for a number of CAA-backed housing-supply and homelessness bills. After returning from their summer recess this week,...

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San Jose moves forward with Section 8 ordinance
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San Jose moves forward with Section 8 ordinance

Over the objections of CAA, the San Jose City Council this week moved forward with an ordinance that would require landlords to consider...

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Santa Rosa delays vote on Section 8 requirement
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Santa Rosa delays vote on Section 8 requirement

The Santa Rosa City Council this week postponed voting on an ordinance that would require that landlords consider applicants with Section 8 housing...

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Sacramento City Council OKs rent control ordinance
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Sacramento City Council OKs rent control ordinance

The Sacramento City Council on Tuesday approved a rent control and "just cause" eviction ordinance that will affect about 44,000 multifamily rental...

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Culver City approves 3% rent moratorium
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Culver City approves 3% rent moratorium

Despite massive turnout in opposition, the Culver City Council voted this week to impose a 12-month cap on rent increases. The ordinance, approved...

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Legal Q&A: Tenant may have falsified application
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Legal Q&A: Tenant may have falsified application

We could not have accomplished the defeat of Measure C without CAA. We have been CAA members for over 30 years and membership fees have been...

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Sacramento City Council to consider rent control ordinance Tuesday
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Sacramento City Council to consider rent control ordinance Tuesday

The Sacramento City Council on Tuesday will consider imposing rent control and "just cause" eviction policies on most of the city's rental housing....

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L.A. County may take aim at natural gas as heating source
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L.A. County may take aim at natural gas as heating source

Los Angeles County is expected to begin exploring a potential "electrification" policy that could ultimately phase out the use of natural gas for...

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CAA Tri-County Golf tourney raises $30K to prevent homelessness, boost affordable housing
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CAA Tri-County Golf tourney raises $30K to prevent homelessness, boost affordable housing

The California Apartment Association's Tri-County division has announced it will donate $30,000 to help Silicon Valley families avoid homelessness...

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Tenants get more time to respond to three-day notices effective Sept. 1
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Tenants get more time to respond to three-day notices effective Sept. 1

Tenants in California are about to get extra time to respond to most three-day eviction notices. Under a law taking effect Sept. 1, weekends and...

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CAA to lawmakers: In final stretch of session, stay focused on housing production
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CAA to lawmakers: In final stretch of session, stay focused on housing production

The California Apartment Association applauds the governor and state Legislature for approving AB 101, a budget trailer bill expected to make...

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Legal Q&A: Tenant ‘races’ car in parking area
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Legal Q&A: Tenant ‘races’ car in parking area

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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CAA publishes compliance papers for relocation laws in Pasadena, Long Beach
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CAA publishes compliance papers for relocation laws in Pasadena, Long Beach

The California Apartment Association this week published a pair of "Industry Insight" papers to help rental housing owners comply with new...

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Gov. expected to sign bill addressing housing, homelessness
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Gov. expected to sign bill addressing housing, homelessness

Awaiting Gov. Newsom's signature is legislation that would provide dollars for housing while also imposing penalties against cities that refuse to...

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CAA evaluates potential for federal rent control litigation based on U.S. Supreme Court ruling
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CAA evaluates potential for federal rent control litigation based on U.S. Supreme Court ruling

The U. S. Supreme Court 's June ruling in Knick vs. Township of Scott may open the door for landlords to file federal lawsuits alleging that rent...

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Culver City to vote on temporary rent cap
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Culver City to vote on temporary rent cap

The California Apartment Association is rallying rental housing owners and managers in Culver City to oppose a temporary rent cap going before the...

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Legal Q&A: Tenant won’t pay rent until he gets 3-day notice
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Legal Q&A: Tenant won’t pay rent until he gets 3-day notice

: Tenant won't pay rent until he gets 3-day notice Dear Ms. Moss, I want to personally thank you for your timely and very professional response....

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