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Governor Newsom Signs Housing Production Bills Backed By CAA

  2019 has been a huge year for Governor Newsom because he’s been successful working with lawmakers to implement statewide rent control (AB 1482). Now that rent control in California is here the next big hurdle is increasing housing construction in the Golden State. There’s no doubt that increasing housing construction in California is necessary […]

AB-1188 – Would Give Tenants the Ability to Provide Shelter to Family Members Facing Homelessness

The California State legislature has been hard at work in 2019 doing everything they can to curb homelessness in the state and one of the most recent bills that have been proposed is AB-1188. If approved, this bill would give tenants the ability to open up their rental homes to family members if they are […]

Lawmakers Push for More Rent Control Legislation Post Prop 10

Proposition 10 was defeated in the November 2018 election and although the bill was defeated, lawmakers promised a renewed effort at enacting rent control in California especially with the election of Governor Newsom who promised to sign rent control legislation once it reaches his desk. AB 36 Seeks To “Stabilize” Rents in California While Increasing […]

Bill would require landlords to consider Section 8 applicants

One of the latest bills that California landlords should be following is SB 329, a bill introduced this week that will require landlords to consider tenants that are on Section 8 or any other Federal Housing program. About SB 329 Under the existing law, the Fair Employment and Housing Act, prohibits housing discrimination, including discrimination […]

What New California Laws In 2019 Will Affect Landlords and Property Managers?

Are you searching for information on what new laws in California will affect landlords and property managers in 2019? If so, you’ve come to the right place! In this article, we will break down the latest laws affecting landlords and property managers just so you will know what to expect legally with the coming new […]

Governor Brown Signs His Last Rental Housing Laws

With the governor’s race between John H. Cox (R) and Gavin Newsom (D) fast approaching current California Governor Jerry Brown has been very busy, signing several rental housing laws that are expected to go in effect in January before he retires. Some of the recent laws that he has signed include the new balcony inspection requirement […]