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Knowledge Base Entry: Anti-Price Gouging Laws – States of Emergency

A General Overview of California’s Price Controls During States of Emergency California’s anti-price gouging statute, Penal Code Section 396, prohibits individuals, specified industries, and service providers from raising...

Knowledge Base Entry: Concord Residential Rent Review Program

Concord’s Residential Rent Review Program took effect on June 23, 2017. It gives tenants the right to non-binding mediation when they receive a rent increase of more than...

Knowledge Base Entry: Counting Days – When counting the number of days for a 3-, 30-, or 60-day notice, do I count the day of service?

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Knowledge Base Entry: Glendale Minimum Lease Offer and Relocation Ordinance

This Industry Insight covers the new Glendale Minimum Lease Offer and Relocation Ordinance (Effective March 14, 2019) that requires a one-year lease offer to be made to certain...

Knowledge Base Entry: Long Beach Relocation Ordinance – Compliance

Beginning August 1, 2019, Long Beach’s Tenant Relocation Assistance ordinance will require landlords in affected units to pay relocation assistance to tenants who decide to move after rent...

Knowledge Base Entry: Notice of Offer to Renew Lease (City of Concord) – Form 45.1-CON

For use with properties in the City of Concord only. This form is used when the Owner/Agent wants to renew a fixed term lease with a resident. This...

Knowledge Base Entry: Payment of Rent and Security Deposits: Cash and Electronic Funds Transfer

Under California law, a landlord cannot mandate that tenants pay the rent or security deposits with cash or electronic funds transfers as the only forms of payment. To...

Knowledge Base Entry: Rent Increase – Can an owner raise the rent during a tenancy? How?

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Knowledge Base Entry: Rent Increases: 30- and 60-Day Notice Requirements

In California, when rental property owners increase a tenant’s rent more than 10 percent, the owner must provide the tenant with a 60-day advance written notice. What Owners...

Knowledge Base Entry: Richmond’s Rent Control Law – Compliance

Complying with Richmond’s Rent Control Law On November 8, 2016, Richmond voters adopted the Richmond Fair Rent, Just Cause for Eviction, and Homeowner Protection Ordinance, known as Measure...