The Tenant Protection Act and You

The Tenant Protection Act and You

On January 1, 2020 AB 1482 (the California Tenant Protection Act of 2019) went into effect for 10 years. The Act was implemented to prevent price gouging and protect tenants through January 1, 2030. Landlords Must Provide a “Just Cause” to End a Tenancy...
When Landlord Negligence Causes Harm

When Landlord Negligence Causes Harm

Have you been injured in your apartment building because your landlord failed to make necessary repairs in a timely manner? Friction between tenants and landlords regarding maintenance issues is extremely common. Tenants benefit from knowing their rights. Landlords...
Renters VS. ADUs – What To Know

Renters VS. ADUs – What To Know

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) are popping up like mushrooms in San Francisco and throughout the country. What’s not to love about creating more safe, decent housing in densely populated areas? From basement and garage conversions to free-standing backyard...
Part 2 – Tenant To-Dos After Fire

Part 2 – Tenant To-Dos After Fire

In our previous blog post we explored the responsibilities of landlords to repair damage and return apartments to displaced tenants after a fire. We looked at timelines, the importance of good communication, legal guidelines for landlords mandated by the San Francisco...
Landlord Responsibility After A Fire

Landlord Responsibility After A Fire

A fire in your apartment unit or (anywhere in your building) can be a stressful, even life-changing event. Most residential fires (50%) are cooking and stove-top related, but others result from faulty or outdated electrical systems, smoking and candles, portable...