New Building Owner

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Do you live in an apartment that has just come under new management or new ownership? Sometimes new owners try to evict clients so that they may increase the rent in their building.  This article will explain some of the most prevalent ways a new landlord tries to take advantage … Read More

Legal Reasons For Eviction Under Rent Control

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In the City of Los Angeles, many residential and apartment buildings are governed by the Rent Stabilization Ordinance of Los Angeles (“RSO”).  This article will explain some of the allowable reasons for eviction under RSO. These requirements will help you avoid eviction from your rent-controlled apartment: The tenant has failed … Read More

Interest Payments on Security Deposits

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For those buildings and residential units that are protected by the Rent Stabilization Ordinance of Los Angeles (“RSO”), a landlord may be required to pay interest on a tenant’s security deposit. This article will explain to you when such interest payments are applicable to a rental unit. These requirements will … Read More

Fumigation Requirements

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Many tenants who live in substandard units have infestations of bed bugs, cockroaches and rodents. If you have such problems, it is important for you to understand that your Landlord must abide by certain pest control procedures. The California guidelines on dealing with pest control require such landlords to follow … Read More

Basic Amenities Required by Law

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In the State of California, a landlord is required to provide certain basic amenities to all tenants within their buildings.  This article will explain some of the important amenities that are required by law, to help you maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle for you and your family. Make Sure … Read More

Additional Tenant Rent Increases

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For those buildings and residential units that are protected by the Rent Stabilization Ordinance of Los Angeles (“RSO”), a landlord may have the right to raise the rent for additional tenants within the units. This article will explain to you when such rent increases are applicable to additional tenants. These … Read More

When Is a Landlord Liable for Injury on Rental Property?

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What to Do If You’re Injured in a Rental Home More people than ever are renting their homes rather than buying. However, renters have an equal expectation of safety in their home, regardless of who owns the property. So, when a tenant is injured on rental property due to landlord … Read More