California Tenants Protected When They Win Eviction Lawsuits
Is it fair to reject a tenant who prevailed in an eviction lawsuit? Was that tenant unjustly targeted by the landlord, or did the tenant just get lucky?
Bed Bug Information Sheet Missing from The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities
This information sheet was mistakenly omitted from the list of downloadable forms for the 17th edition of The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities.
Cities of Alameda, Mountain View, and Richmond Added to Nolo's CA Rent Control Chart
Access this update for information on the rent control ordinances for Alameda, Mountain View, and Richmond.
Guidance for Landlords on Using Arrest and Conviction Records When Screening Tenants
Guidance from HUD doesn't carry full legal authority, but judges will find it highly persuasive.
San Francisco Ordinance Ruled Incompatible With Ellis Act
San Francisco’s law that prohibits mergers within ten years of an Ellis Act eviction was tossed out by an appellate court.
Richmond, California enacts a rent control and just cause eviction ordinance, on hold for now
Originally planned to take effect on September 4, 2015, residential landlords and tenants in the City of Richmond would have been subject to a rent control and just cause eviction ordinance.
Corrected information on California landlords’ responsibilities for smoke detectors
California landlords may no longer require tenants to test detectors, and tenants must give landlords access in order to inspect, maintain, and replace them.
Corrected information on California eviction instruction
The California Landlord's Law Book: Evictions, 16th Edition, includes a typo on page 119.