the letter states due to expenses they are hiking my rent 10%. it was given to me via mail on the 7th nov. effective 12-1-23. Ive lived there 1 and half yrs. I made a police report as a tenants responsibility is
Under California law, specifically Civil Code 827, landlords must provide at least 30 days' notice for a rent increase if the increase is less than 10% of the lowest rent charged during the previous 12 months. For increases over 10%, a 60-day notice is required. Given your situation, if the...View More
My tenant has not paid rent for 3 months. Rent is $2356 and due on the 1st of each month. Total rent past due is $7068. One of the rent non-payment months is claimed by tenant as being due to COVID-19 related hardship. The property is in Los Angeles County and is subject to the Rent Stabilization... View More
Under California law, negotiating with a tenant for voluntary termination of tenancy in exchange for rent forgiveness is typically legal, provided it's done in good faith and without coercion. Your proposal to forgive some of the back rent in exchange for the tenant vacating the property is a...View More
The Article stated that if a landlord received gov assistance during covid 19 cannot evict you for non payment ? If that's true what to do. I've already been evicted and I'm being blackballed by defendants attorney as they attempt to cover up bed bugs
Under California law, there were indeed protections for tenants during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly regarding evictions for non-payment of rent if the landlord received government assistance. However, these protections have specific conditions and timelines that must be met.
In California, an apartment complex hired an outside contractor to paint the fence. The hired contractor negligently sprayed the fence without covering any cars along the fence. My truck is covered in paint overspray. The landlord is pointing fingers at the contractor to be liable, and the... View More
Under California law, the primary responsibility for damages caused by negligence typically falls on the party who directly caused the damage, in this case, the contractor. Given that the contractor admits to the negligence leading to the paint overspray on your truck, they would be the first party...View More
I’m elderly and have been waiting for assistance since Nov 2021 when I applied . Finally got approved after showing proof of an ADU I lease at the same address someone else got rent relief and they approved me and received a approval letter and how much I was approved for and that the payment... View More
Under California law, if you have been approved for rent relief but have not received your payment due to administrative errors, you may have grounds for legal action. This situation can be addressed through a lawsuit for breach of contract or a claim for government negligence.
I wasn't terminated from housing authorities, I showed proof I been paying my portion of the rent, judge ask for me to get a letter stating I wasn't terminated other wise I need to pay 8,000 due to rent housing hasn't paid anyhow my worker she delayed on getting back too me so there... View More
In California, if you're facing a lockout due to a misunderstanding with housing authorities and property management, there are steps to address this legally. First, it's crucial to gather all documentation, including proof of rent payments, communication with the housing authorities, and...View More
In California, if you are having trouble retrieving your property from a rental unit and the property management is unresponsive, there are steps you can take. First, send a written request to the property management detailing your attempt to retrieve your belongings and requesting access. Make...View More
Under California law, when a rental property such as a townhouse is sold, the new owner must honor the existing lease terms. Since you are on a month-to-month rental agreement, either you or the landlord can terminate the agreement with proper notice.
I am disabled, 58 years old, on SSI, and homebound. I have lived in this rental for 20 years and have 43 days left of the 60 days just cause no fault notice to vacate so the landlord can remodel the house. I was offered last month's rent waived. from my own research, I am pretty sure I... View More
My roommate which was a tenant at will due to not being on the lease has not paid rent for this month. She said she going to move out on the 17th and left some belongings behind. I have tried to contact her to pay the rent she was suppose to and see when she was taking her stuff but she is... View More
In California, when a tenant leaves belongings behind, the landlord (or in this case, you, as the acting landlord) has specific obligations. First, you must make reasonable attempts to contact the tenant and give them the opportunity to reclaim their property.
Under California law, the interpretation of a will's provisions depends on the specific language used and the intent of the testator. In the scenario you've described, it appears that "XX" is being given a specific portion of the property (the 1/4 acre southwest section)...View More
In California, to evict an adult child from your home, you must follow specific legal procedures. First, provide a written notice to vacate, usually giving 30 days for the adult child to leave. This notice must clearly state the date by which they must vacate the premises.
He is building ADUs on top of four detached garages and wants us to permanently vacate them. Our estoppel and a signed MOU mention our 2BR, garage, and storage. The Landlord sent a letter imposing a 10% reduction for the permanent removal of our belongings without negotiating. Our garage is 25ft L... View More
In your situation, where the new landlord intends to convert garage and storage spaces into ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Units), your rights as tenants depend on the terms of your lease agreement and local housing laws. Since your estoppel and MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) include the garage and...View More
In California, your landlord must provide reasonable notice, typically 24 hours, before entering your home, except in emergencies. If your landlord entered without proper notice, this could be a violation of your rights as a tenant.
Regarding the accusation of marijuana use, if you believe...View More
In California, when a rental property is sold, the new owner inherits the existing lease terms. If there was no lease with the previous owner or the new owner did not establish a new lease, the terms of your original lease still apply, including rent amount and terms.
Or say anything becouse of the fear of being homless my girlfriend and i have a special needs dog so we cant just be on the streets. But at the same time living hear is not safe . The electricity andwater grts shut of almost daily depending on his mood. Theres a shower that drains on the ground. We... View More
Under California law, you have rights as a tenant, even in an unpermitted dwelling. Your landlord is required to provide a habitable living environment, which includes reliable access to water, electricity, and safe living conditions. The issues you're facing, like frequent power and water...View More
Under California law, if CFI Academy failed to provide services for which payment was made, including student housing and flight training programs, you are entitled to pursue a refund. The closure of housing after 17 days, despite payment for 5 weeks, and the non-provision of the CFI-I and MEI...View More
I am in the process of reviewing a lease. I will be renting from a homeowner in California.
The lease states that if I want a move-out inspection upon termination of tenancy, they will charge a $50 fee which will be deducted from the deposit. Can they legally charge a fee? I know that they... View More
Under California law, landlords are required to offer a pre-move-out inspection to tenants, but they cannot charge a fee for this service. This inspection, as outlined in California Civil Code Section 1950.5(f), is meant to give tenants a chance to rectify any issues that might affect their...View More
My unit is in need of repairs. When I let my landlord know at the beginning of 2023 he attempted to have them fixed to no avail. He then hired a property manager to take over who discovered one of the homes bathrooms and bedrooms were added without permits and must now be removed along with the... View More
In California, tenants have certain rights that may apply in situations where their rental unit becomes uninhabitable or requires significant repairs. If your landlord's actions or inactions, such as failing to properly repair the property or having unpermitted additions, lead to the need for...View More
i emailed on nov 3 that I would not be renewing my lease. today they sent a friendly reminder would I be renewing my lease. i stated that in my previous email i said i would not be renewing and moving out on nov 30 when the lease expires. then she told me that because i did not use direct verbage i... View More
Under California law, your rights as a tenant are protected by specific regulations regarding lease termination and move-out notices. If you provided notice of your intent to not renew your lease by the required date, typically at least 30 days before the lease expiration, your landlord cannot...View More
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