Here is the updated version. While the current moratorium rules are in place you cannot evict a tenant based upon the information that you have given. The rules change fairly often but they have been giving tenants more rights - not less.
Encourage them to pay rent in the meantime;...Read more »
I have a single family home in Riverside County that I've rented out for many years. Now I'm getting old and looking to retire. I can no longer manage the property being so far away so I'd like to sell it. Since we're still in the midst of COVID but the tenant is current on rent... Read more »
Diffirent counties and municipalities have their own recently passed ordinances and rules regarding eviction moratoriums that some prevent evictions through January 31, 2021. You should retain an attorney in the area where the property is located.
We have no oral or written lease agreement with this tenant. She had an oral agreement with our mother who passed away and this agreement expired in august and she just stopped paying rent. We live out of town and would like the unit vacant and off rental market. We may use unit for our personal... Read more »
First of all you need to retain an attorney in the area where the property is located. Most cities have COBVID-19 regulations, as well as the State of California, that have a moratoriun on evictions for any reason until next year. The rules are a bit tricky and can change at any time.
I recently moved into a room. I moved in on the 6th of June. The owner of the house is 57 year old male. I am a 23 year old male. I had a stomach bug a few days ago and vomited 1 time. He told me I had to get a coronavirus test or he was giving me a 10 day notice. I went and got tested and was... Read more »
We have been leasing to them for two years and it just has not worked out. We want to take possession of the room for ourselves but they are claiming that due to covid restrictions they cannot work therefore cannot save a first and last months rent for a new place. Can we still serve them a 60 day... Read more »
If your tenant, and or additional tenants subject your property to Long Beach rent control then you may be subject to paying a relocation expense. However, with the moratorium on evictions for residential convictions in California that does not prevent you from serving a 3-day notice to pay rent...Read more »
I agree with Mr. Mandell. Also, you can contact the Better Business Bureau; however, the California Department of Consumer Affairs has teeth if you file a claim with them because it is business related.
I just received a letter from our City Attorney regarding a city-owned vacant property I had a Right Of Entry to. It expired, COVID19 kicked in and I haven't been able to locate a new space. The cost for moving (heavy equipment etc) would be thousands of dollars and economic suicide for me to... Read more »
A lease that prohibits pets is valid, but ESA is an exception and if certified by a licensed physician the landlord has to allow the ESA. However, you can be evicted if the ESA becomes a nuisance or otherwise disrupts other tenant's quiet enjoyment of their premises.
My roommate and I are both international students who signed a rental agreement with a person who was subletting her apartment to us (California). The rental agreement was an ePDF and we electronically signed it and sent it to her in May 2019 through Whatsapp. However, she changed the late fee... Read more »
I was selected in a program that has now deferred their start date due to CoVID. They requested a sizable deposit to secure my position in the program for their initial start date. The program no longer fits my timeline and they have refused to refund the deposit. What can I do in this situation?
I agree with Mr. Kaufman that you may need an attorney to sort this out. However, your question does not indicate whether you have contacted the university directly to find out what there policy is, and what writing is it based on. Some schools have a refund policy based upon a timeline that...Read more »
I agree with Mr. Juarez, but there are additional things that you should know.
There are requirements for testing before a commercial demolition.Those requirements include the following: The asbestos survey must be conducted by a Certified Asbestos Consultant. The survey must be completed...Read more »
I'm the only one on lease but landlord was informed about roommates but didn't have them fill out applications. I'm in california lived here 6 years and am on a month to month lease. If I move completely out and gave proper notices to everyone can landlord sue me if roommates dont... Read more »
I filled out a rental application, was approved, paid the deposit and received keys and a receipt for a two bedroom apartment. Did NOT sign lease right away cuz landlord couldn't print it, printer acting up. Was promised the lease later that day. Received a text message about an hour later... Read more »
You can break your lease if the landlord has materially breached the lease - meaning the landlord has not performed an important duty that is subject to the lease. If the landlord has been performing their part pursuant to the terms of the lease then they are entitled to the rent.
I was scheduled to receive $75,000 at age 35 and $375,000 at age 45 through a structured settlement that was created after my father passed away. At age 22, about 10 years ago, I sold a portion of my structured settlement for a lump sum of money. I was about 22 at the time. The judge in San Diego... Read more »
Your description of your legal issues raises more questions than answers. In order to get an informed legal opinion from an attorney you need to retain an attorney for a consultation. Be thorough with your facts, and bring all relevant documents to the consultation, which will consume at least 1...Read more »
Me and My Soon to be Ex-partner leaded this place, and now he wants to end the lease on his Part. We brought it up to the landlord and they said if he moves out I need to re-apply for the financial screening, the problem is his income is what helped us get this apartment, I have a way less income... Read more »
If you both signed the lease then you have joint and several liability - meaning that each of you individually is liable for the rent. Providing the rent is paid each month the landlord has no power to declare a lease void, or require the remaining tenant to meet certain financial requirements....Read more »
The State of CA under the Covid 19 emergency has told tenants, broadly, that they do not have to pay rent to their landlords for up to 90 days. This, in spite of the fact that a legal contract exists between tenant and landlord. Can this be considered a "seizure" without due process under... Read more »
It is not a seizure because the government isn't taking anything. A pandemic singularly triggers emergency government powers to become effective that would otherwise lay dormant. Further the state is not tearing up a contract. The tenant is breaching the contract by not paying rent, and you...Read more »
I signed a forfeiture agreement that accelerated my stock vesting and required me to stay with the company for a couple of years. My family is sick and because of COVID 19 we can't hire a baby sitter and I have to take care of my kids and my wife and can't give more than 100% of my time... Read more »
Your situation is complex and I don't think you can expect to get an informed response from any lawyer with the brief information that you provided. Even if you provide a lot more facts that is not enough. You need to consult a lawyer, and provide him/her with copies of your forfeiture...Read more »
I signed a "proposal and purchase agreement" for HVAC work for my home. I signed it on March 15, work is originally scheduled for March 30-April 3 but I had to postpone it until end of April. However, with the economic uncertainty due the pandemic, I might back out of this agreement... Read more »
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