KNOWLEDGE BASE / WEEKLY DIGESTS

In an effort to keep the rental property industry informed, we regularly share what's on our radar.

October 31, 2010
We explore Mountain View's rancorous debate over modifying its rent control ordinance, put landlords on notice that 90-day notice is required when raising rents more than 10%, and highlight some substantial steps forward for Accessory Dwelling Units.

October 20, 2019
After statewide rent caps and eviction controls are passed, we break down what this means to your rental business, if anything. Men and women are afforded increased tenant protections under state law and we add context to San Francisco's Community Opportunity to Purchase Act.

October 6, 2019
In a relaxed regulatory regime, we express renewed optimism that Accessory Dwelling Units can be a tiny solution to a big problem. We also share our preliminary thoughts on statewide rent caps and eviction controls sure to become law.

September 19, 2019
We thank the hundreds of attendees at our Fort Mason seminar on new and morphing laws, and summarize what we discussed in these slides.

August 29, 2019
We cover new regulations regarding the sale of multi-unit properties. Alameda attempts to fine tune its laws, and the math changes when serving 30-day notices.

August 1, 2019
We accentuate the importance of communication between the landlord and tenant, and take on proactive housing inspection programs. COPA is also a discussion point.

July 8, 2019
We explore tenant buyout agreements in-depth. In other news, we survey Hayward's Rent Stabilization and Tenant Protection Ordinance, and chronicle Concord's soul searching on rent and eviction controls.

June 16, 2019
COPA is in focus and we examine the psychological profiles of tenants. We remind owners of new rules surrounding emergency regress and automatic garage doors and share presentation slides from a recent event.

Timely legal updates. Downloadable "cheat sheets" to understand complex processes. Probing blogs, and more. Whatever it takes to educate the rental property industry on the legal challenges they face.

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