Costa Hawkins Law Repeal

Posted on: by Castelblanco Law Group, APLC

In 1995, the Costa Hawkins Law was passed to limit rent control in California.  This caused rent to soar throughout California and create the current housing crisis.  The Costa Hawkins Law has wreaked havoc upon the lives of many Californian renters for over twenty years.  However, a measure on the … Read More

Tenant Buyout Ordinances

Posted on: by Castelblanco Law Group, APLC

When a landlord buys a building that is already occupied, he or she will often offer its current residents money in exchange for them moving out.  This arrangement, called a “cash for keys” deal, is often designed to take advantage of a tenant. However, a Los Angeles ordinance was passed … Read More