News and insights that are germane to landlords, property managers, and the professionals who serve them.

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Using Temporary Restraining Orders to respond to violence or threats by tenants

 

After another Airbnb party tragedy, rogue short-term rentals are back in focus

 

Thinking smarty and strategically about tenant buyout agreements in the age of COVID

 

An embattled Governor proposes that 100% of COVID-19 related rent debt should be paid by California

 

A Biden administration looks to roll back gains on 1031 Exchanges

 

Better late than never to inform tenants of their rights under Senate Bill 91

 

Plan afoot to wipe out rent debt for San Francisco businesses forced to close their doors during the pandemic

 

Landlords and property managers should not get lost in translation

 

Working and learning remotely is here to stay, but tenants will return to the Bay Area

 

Lawmakers look to expand free legal representation for tenants

 

AB 1401 values people over parking

 

The movement to end exclusionary single-family housing gains steam

 

David vs. Goliath: A more level playing field for private investors when buying foreclosed properties

 

Legal shakedowns are proliferating when landlords and property managers summarily deny a Section 8 tenancy

 

After thousands of gallons of water a day was wasted by vindictive tenants, our firm successfully obtained a judgment

 

Commercial evictions grind to a halt during COVID

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Double the trouble with two ominous bills being incubated in Sacramento

 

When should property owners pay tenants in order to voluntarily vacate the premises? We defy conventional wisdom

 

Hey, Mr. Repairman

 

The trade-off between rental assistance programs and tenant buyout agreements

 

After San Francisco's Board of Supervisors pass new rental unit registry law, we offer our takes

 

Handling an uptick in subletting and broken leases during the pandemic


 

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