In response to the increased attempts by some landlords to force tenants to vacate their homes through persistent aggressive, abusive, and intimidating means, Concord’s City Council recently passed the Residential Tenant Anti-Harassment Ordinance. The law went into effect July 28, 2022. To find out if you are protected under the new law, what constitutes harassment […]
Having a ‘master tenant’ may be the only affordable way to rent in SF. It also comes with a lot of risk. Tenant Rights Law Firm, Tobener Ravenscroft LLP quoted in SFGate Read the full article about master tenants on SFGate
The Culver City Rent Control Ordinance And Tenant Protections Ordinance: On October 30, 2020, the Culver City Rent Control Ordinance, which regulates how much a landlord can increase a tenant’s rent, and the Tenant Protections Ordinance, which prohibits evictions unless the landlord has a just-cause reason, went into effect. The Tenant Protection Ordinance also prohibits […]
Emma Hyndman, ’22 UC Hastings Law Graduate, plans to work as a human rights lawyer helping those most in need of legal assistance. Emma did housing rights work for our firm which is Hastings alumni-founded. Read about Emma on the UC Hastings website
Know your rights as a tenant in the City of Richmond, California. Richmond has an Anti-Harassment ordinance and a Rent Control Ordinance.
The City of West Hollywood’s Rent Stabilization Ordinance caps annual rent increases to a certain small percentage and limits evictions.
California’s eviction moratorium has expired, allowing landlords to file evictions against tenants who fail to pay rent, despite the ongoing pandemic and other economic hardships. Tenant attorneys fear there will be a deluge of evictions if landlords and tenants don’t know their rights or seek out assistance. Read the full article on Fox KTVU
The County of LA enacted the Retaliatory Eviction & Anti-Harassment law. Tenants in unincorporated areas are protected from harassment detailed here.
The County of Los Angeles Rent Control regulates how much a landlord can increase a tenant’s rent, prohibits eviction of tenants in many cases, and more.
As the California eviction moratorium is set to expire at the end of the month, you may be wondering: am I protected for longer than that under Bay Area rules? The answer depends on where you live. Read the full article on Fox KTVU