February 1, 2020. Many states have changed their landlord-tenant laws for the new year. We’ve updated our landlord-tenant state law charts to reflect recent changes. Here’s where to look for the most current rules.
January 28, 2020. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a memo titled, Assessing a Person’s Request to Have an Animal as a Reasonable Accommodation Under the Fair Housing Act.
January 1, 2020. Nolo recommends that if you're a California landlord who intends to personally handle a termination and/or an eviction for a tenancy that's covered by the Tenant Protection Act, you consider at least consulting with a local lawyer who specializes in landlord-tenant law.
January 1, 2020. A new law effective January 1, 2020, limits landlords’ abilities to raise the rent for existing tenants and to terminate their tenancies. Local ordinances that are more protective for tenants will prevail where the laws overlap. However, many aspects of the new law are not clear.