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Unincorporated Marin County Rent Control

July 24, 2019

Unincorporated Marin County’s Just Cause For Eviction Ordinance And Rental Housing Dispute Resolution Ordinance Recently, the County of Marin enacted the Just Cause Eviction Ordinance and the Rental Housing Dispute Resolution Ordinance.  The ordinances only apply to properties located in the unincorporated areas of the county.  Tenants that reside in incorporated areas are not covered […] Read More

Holding A Landlord Liable For Personal Injury

July 1, 2019

A tenant who suffers a personal injury may be entitled to recover damages from their landlord.  Tenant personal injuries are not only physical harm but may also include emotional harm.  A tenant’s personal injury can happen in many ways: fire in the building, a fall on dilapidated steps, lead or mold exposure, carbon monoxide exposure, […] Read More

What Every Tenant Should Know About The San Francisco Rent Board

May 3, 2019

Should I file a wrongful eviction petition at the San Francisco Rent Board? Be careful.  Wrongful eviction petitions are not what they seem.  The San Francisco Rent Board has no power to stop eviction proceedings.  Eviction lawsuits are resolved at the San Francisco Superior Court only.  It is the rare case when a tenant would […] Read More