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Mountain View eyes possible changes to rent control law
Blog 2 months ago
Mountain View eyes possible changes to rent control law

The Mountain View City Council is eyeing a potential ballot measure that would make changes to the city's rent control law. It's unclear, however,...

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Vallejo adopts 10% rent gouging cap, adds eviction restriction
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Vallejo adopts 10% rent gouging cap, adds eviction restriction

The Vallejo City Council passed an urgency ordinance on July 16 making it unlawful to increase rent for an existing or prospective tenant by more...

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Free landlord training coming to Roseville on Aug. 1
Blog 2 months ago
Free landlord training coming to Roseville on Aug. 1

A free workshop that will cover landlord-tenant law and other rental housing topics is coming to Roseville on Aug. 1. The workshop, presented by...

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New recycling-collection rules may be coming to Sacramento multifamily
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New recycling-collection rules may be coming to Sacramento multifamily

The Sacramento Regional Solid Waste Authority will hold a stakeholder meeting next month to discuss proposed changes to its recycling-collection...

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The worst rental housing bills of 2019: Where are they now?
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The worst rental housing bills of 2019: Where are they now?

The worst rental housing bills of 2019: Where are they now? During the first half of 2019, the California Apartment Association fought a deluge of...

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2019 supplement to Managing Rental Housing
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2019 supplement to Managing Rental Housing

CAA has created a supplement to the 9th Edition of Managing Rental Housing to address laws that took effect Jan. 1, 2019. Click the headline above...

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Legal Q&A: Tenant wouldn’t accept 30-day notice
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Legal Q&A: Tenant wouldn’t accept 30-day notice

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 offers compliance paper for Section 8-related law in the City of Hayward
Blog 3 months ago
CAA offers compliance paper for Section 8-related law in the City of Hayward

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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Long Beach considers affordable-housing mandate for new development
Blog 3 months ago
Long Beach considers affordable-housing mandate for new development

Long Beach may soon require that new developments in the city include a certain amount of affordable housing. That mandate could come from an...

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Vallejo extends 10% rent cap, eyes permanent rent control, ‘just cause’
Blog 3 months ago
Vallejo extends 10% rent cap, eyes permanent rent control, ‘just cause’

A cap on rent increases in the city of Vallejo will remain in effect for at least a few more weeks - and possibly much longer. During a special...

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Nominating period opens for 2020 CAA Board of Directors
Blog 3 months ago
Nominating period opens for 2020 CAA Board of Directors

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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SoCal earthquakes prompt states of emergency, trigger anti-price-gouging law
Blog 3 months ago
SoCal earthquakes prompt states of emergency, trigger anti-price-gouging law

Visit our trouble shooting page for: Dear Ms. Moss, I want to personally thank you for your timely and very professional response. You are very...

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CAA offers compliance paper for Section 8-related law in unincorporated L.A. County
Blog 3 months ago
CAA offers compliance paper for Section 8-related law in unincorporated L.A. County

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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Statewide rent control bill passes first test in Senate
Blog 3 months ago
Statewide rent control bill passes first test in Senate

A bill that would impose rent control and "just cause" eviction policies statewide won passage today in the Senate Judiciary Committee. A final...

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Legal Q&A: Dog constantly barking, scaring residents
Blog 3 months ago
Legal Q&A: Dog constantly barking, scaring residents

We have been a CAA members since 1984. CAA has provided us the guidance needed to successfully manage our property. The rental forms keep us on...

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CAA closed Thursday and Friday for Fourth of July holiday
Blog 3 months ago
CAA closed Thursday and Friday for Fourth of July holiday

The California Apartment Association's offices will be closed Thursday July 4, and Friday, July 5, in observance of Independence Day. Normal...

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Statewide rent control bill, AB 1482, now includes ‘just cause’
Blog 3 months ago
Statewide rent control bill, AB 1482, now includes ‘just cause’

A bill that would bring statewide rent control to California now also threatens to impose "just cause" for eviction policies. Assemblyman David...

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Chico City Council to consider ‘just cause’ ordinance Tuesday
Blog 3 months ago
Chico City Council to consider ‘just cause’ ordinance Tuesday

The Chico City Council on Tuesday, July 2, will consider an ordinance that would place restrictions on tenancy terminations and require owners to...

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El Cerrito 'just cause' ordinance suspended
Blog 3 months ago
El Cerrito 'just cause' ordinance suspended

A coalition led by CAA - including local businesses, the real estate sector, homeowners and other community members - has qualified a referendum on...

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Section 8 bill passes first committee in Assembly
Blog 3 months ago
Section 8 bill passes first committee in Assembly

An Assembly committee has approved a bill that would make it discriminatory to deny applicants for rental housing simply because they have a...

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Culver City votes to draft rent freeze ordinance
Blog 3 months ago
Culver City votes to draft rent freeze ordinance

Despite massive turnout and opposition from the rental housing industry, the Culver City Council on Monday voted 4-1 to pursue a yearlong, 3% cap...

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Signature-gathering for Prop 10 2.0 expected to begin shortly
Blog 3 months ago
Signature-gathering for Prop 10 2.0 expected to begin shortly

Signature-gathering is expected to begin soon in Michael Weinstein's latest effort to place a radical rent control measure before California voters...

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Legal Q&A: Evicted tenant keeps returning, causing problems
Blog 3 months ago
Legal Q&A: Evicted tenant keeps returning, causing problems

I would describe CAA as my "Best Friend" in this venture called LANDLORDING. So happy you are there! We could not have accomplished the defeat of...

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CAA defeats ‘just cause,’ 5% rent cap in Concord
Blog 3 months ago
CAA defeats ‘just cause,’ 5% rent cap in Concord

A grassroots campaign led by the California Apartment Association has stopped a "just cause" eviction policy, a rent moratorium, and an...

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Statewide rent control bill, AB 1482, set for first Senate committee hearing
Blog 3 months ago
Statewide rent control bill, AB 1482, set for first Senate committee hearing

A CAA-opposed bill that would apply rent control across California will receive its first hearing in the state Senate next month. On Tuesday, July...

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City and county of Los Angeles pursue mandatory Section 8 programs
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City and county of Los Angeles pursue mandatory Section 8 programs

Both the city and county of Los Angeles this week advanced policies that will require landlords to consider applicants who would use Section 8 to...

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CAA, allies defeat rent control in Anaheim
Blog 3 months ago
CAA, allies defeat rent control in Anaheim

A California Apartment Association-led business coalition this week defeated a pair of rent control ordinances proposed for the city of Anaheim....

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Section 8-related law takes effect soon in San Diego. Are you ready?
Blog 3 months ago
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?
Blog 4 months ago
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?
Blog 4 months ago
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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