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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 months 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 4 months 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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Legal Q&A: Is the eviction process any different for a garage?
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Legal Q&A: Is the eviction process any different for a garage?

: Is the eviction process any different for a garage? We could not have accomplished the defeat of Measure C without CAA. We have been CAA members...

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Statewide rent control debate leads Sacramento council to postpone mediation hearing
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Statewide rent control debate leads Sacramento council to postpone mediation hearing

With a rent control hearing looming at the Capitol, the Sacramento City Council last month postponed its own hearing on landlord-tenant policies....

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‘Just cause’ eviction bills advance to Assembly floor
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‘Just cause’ eviction bills advance to Assembly floor

Despite opposition from CAA, a pair of "just cause" for eviction bills advanced this week from the Assembly Judiciary Committee. The bills, AB 1481...

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Air quality agency conducting EV-charging survey for new multifamily
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Air quality agency conducting EV-charging survey for new multifamily

Do you manage an apartment building constructed after July 1, 2015? If so, the California Air Resources Board wants to hear from you. The agency is...

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Bill requiring landlords to consider Section 8 tenants advances
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Bill requiring landlords to consider Section 8 tenants advances

A bill that would require landlords to consider prospective tenants who use Section 8 housing vouchers advanced this week from the Senate Judiciary...

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Legal Q&A:  If I sell rental, can I break lease so the new owner can move in?
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Legal Q&A: If I sell rental, can I break lease so the new owner can move in?

: If I sell rental, can I break lease so the new owner can move in? I recently needed to take a few hours of classes to complete my Recertification...

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Statewide rent control bill advances, bill to weaken Costa-Hawkins stalls
Blog 5 months ago
Statewide rent control bill advances, bill to weaken Costa-Hawkins stalls

A bill that would apply rent control and price-gouging protections statewide advanced today from its first committee hearing, while a second rent...

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Tenant-unionizing bill adds rent increase above CPI as reason for withholding rent
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Tenant-unionizing bill adds rent increase above CPI as reason for withholding rent

A tenant-unionizing bill is being expanded to allow California tenants to withhold payment in protest when a landlord raises the rent beyond the...

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Legal Q&A:  Does tenant have 72 hours to rescind lease?
Blog 5 months ago
Legal Q&A: Does tenant have 72 hours to rescind lease?

Press release: Weinstein's new version of Prop 10 another attack on affordable and middle-class housing: Does tenant have 72 hours to rescind lease...

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Weinstein attempting another Prop 10
Blog 5 months ago
Weinstein attempting another Prop 10

Less than six months after Proposition 10 went down in crushing defeat, Michael Weinstein is again attempting to return extreme forms of rent...

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L.A. pursues mandate that landlords consider Section 8 tenants
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L.A. pursues mandate that landlords consider Section 8 tenants

The Los Angeles City Council this week voted to draft an ordinance requiring landlords to consider prospective tenants with Section 8 vouchers. If...

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Santa Barbara council to pursue eviction controls
Blog 5 months ago
Santa Barbara council to pursue eviction controls

After hours of testimony Tuesday, the Santa Barbara City Council voted to create a "just cause" eviction ordinance, rejecting two years' worth of...

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Inglewood council takes initial step toward permanent rent control
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Inglewood council takes initial step toward permanent rent control

Over the objections of CAA, the Inglewood City Council on Tuesday agreed to pursue a permanent rent control ordinance, "just cause" eviction...

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Sacramento mediation ordinance advances to second hearing
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Sacramento mediation ordinance advances to second hearing

The Sacramento City Council on Tuesday voted to push forward with a mediation program intended to help settle disputes over rent increases...

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California rent control bills get first hearing next week
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California rent control bills get first hearing next week

A pair of bills that would greatly expand rent control in California will get their first test in the state Legislature next week. On Thursday,...

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CAA launches survey about San Jose’s rental inspection program
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CAA launches survey about San Jose’s rental inspection program

The California Apartment Association has launched a survey in its efforts to improve San Jose's rental housing inspection program. Specifically,...

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Bill seeking statewide rental registry advances from committee
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Bill seeking statewide rental registry advances from committee

A bill that would create a statewide registry of rental units and require a myriad of information from California landlords each year advanced...

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L.A. County extends temporary rent cap, expands ‘just cause’
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L.A. County extends temporary rent cap, expands ‘just cause’

Over the objections of CAA, Los Angeles County supervisors today extended a temporary rent cap by six months and expanded eviction controls to all...

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Legal Q&A: Must I serve an eviction notice on a business day?
Blog 5 months ago
Legal Q&A: Must I serve an eviction notice on a business day?

: Must I serve an eviction notice on a business day? We could not have accomplished the defeat of Measure C without CAA. We have been CAA members...

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L.A. County poised to extend temporary rent cap, expand ‘just cause’
Blog 5 months ago
L.A. County poised to extend temporary rent cap, expand ‘just cause’

Los Angeles County supervisors on Tuesday will consider extending a temporary rent cap they approved last year, a move that lays the groundwork to...

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Milpitas council steers clear of rent control, ‘just cause’
Blog 5 months ago
Milpitas council steers clear of rent control, ‘just cause’

Thanks in part to the efforts of CAA, the Milpitas City Council this week backed away from a proposal to bring impose rent control and "just cause"...

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