Monthly Archives: September 2012

Landlord Converted Garage Illegally in Los Angeles and Rented to a Tenant – Need to Evict!

 

 Many landlords, facing economic hardships or to raise additional income, convert a garage unit into a livable space by adding a kitchen, bathroom, and other amenities and then rent the garage out to a tenant.  The landlord may not have been aware … Continue reading

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Residential Security Deposit Amounts in Los Angeles

 

 Landlords contact me frequently, asking how much of a security deposit they can collect from tenants.  I discussed this in detail in an earlier blog post on security deposits in California. The residential security deposit permissible amounts in LA depend … Continue reading

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Unlawful Eviction Discrimination in Los Angeles, California

 

 Tenant discrimination in California is illegal.  Tenants will sometimes raise discrimination as a defense to a Los Angeles eviction, so landlords should be aware that discrimination in rental housing is not allowed.  Many times, tenants are unsuccessful in their discrimination … Continue reading

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Tariff Publishing Company

 

 Publishing a tariff is a requirement for interstate household goods moving companies.  The tariff will provide the rates and services that the moving company offers to its customers. For help in publishing a household goods tariff, visit the tariff publishing page. For … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Rent Stabilization Ordinance – Rent Control

 

 The Los Angeles Rent Stabilization Ordinance is the rent control law for Los Angeles.  There are exemptions from rent control, so not every dwelling is covered under the rent control laws. For anyone interested in reading it, I am attaching … Continue reading

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