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SoCal earthquakes prompt states of emergency, trigger anti-price-gouging law
Blog 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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’
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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
Blog 5 months ago
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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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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L.A. council members explore vacancy tax for landlords
Blog 5 months ago
L.A. council members explore vacancy tax for landlords

Some members of the Los Angeles City Council want to impose a tax on rental housing owners who keep apartments vacant. If the idea gains traction,...

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Help stop 'just cause' and binding arbitration in Concord – California Apartment Association
Blog 5 months ago
Help stop 'just cause' and binding arbitration in Concord – California Apartment Association

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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Long Beach formalizes approval of relocation-assistance ordinance
Blog 5 months ago
Long Beach formalizes approval of relocation-assistance ordinance

As expected, the Long Beach City Council on Tuesday formalized its approval of an ordinance that will effectively cap rent increases at 10% on the...

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Inglewood council approves rent control ordinance
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Inglewood council approves rent control ordinance

Despite opposition from the California Apartment Association, the Inglewood City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a permanent rent control...

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CAA-led petition prevents ‘just cause’ from taking effect in El Cerrito
Blog 5 months ago
CAA-led petition prevents ‘just cause’ from taking effect in El Cerrito

A referendum filed with the support of the California Apartment Association, Contra Costa, will prevent El Cerrito's "just cause" for eviction...

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Culver City to consider rent freeze, CAA mobilizes members
Blog 5 months ago
Culver City to consider rent freeze, CAA mobilizes members

Visit our trouble shooting page for: Legal Q&A: How long can a tenant sue over security deposit dispute? Andrea was very helpful and thorough. She...

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Legal Q&A: How long can a tenant sue over security deposit dispute?
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Legal Q&A: How long can a tenant sue over security deposit dispute?

: How long can a tenant sue over security deposit dispute? Andrea was very helpful and thorough. She provided different points and angles to my...

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San Rafael approves ‘just cause’ ordinance on split vote
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San Rafael approves ‘just cause’ ordinance on split vote

Despite strong opposition from the California Apartment Association, the San Rafael City Council passed a "just cause" eviction and mandatory...

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CAA adds third public affairs advocate in Los Angeles County
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CAA adds third public affairs advocate in Los Angeles County

The California Apartment Association has again expanded its public affairs team in Los Angeles County, better positioning the association to meet...

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Legal Q&A: Tenant hasn’t paid rent after getting 60-day notice
Blog 5 months ago
Legal Q&A: Tenant hasn’t paid rent after getting 60-day notice

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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Pasadena tenants again seeking rent control initiative
Blog 5 months ago
Pasadena tenants again seeking rent control initiative

Tenant activists are again attempting to place a rent control measure before voters in Pasadena. Rent control proponents last month announced they...

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