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Monthly Archives: October 2019

90 Days’ Notice Required to Increase Rent by More Than 10% For A Residential Dwelling With A Month-to-Month Tenancy

On October 8, 2019, the Governor of California approved Assembly Bill 1110, which lengthens the amount of notice a residential landlord is required to provide a tenant for rent increases greater than 10%. AB 1110 amends California Civil Code Section 827 and takes effect January 1, 2020. New Notice Requirement…

October 19, 2019 | Landlord-Tenant Law |

Summary of California’s Statewide Rent Cap Law

On October 8, 2019, the Governor of California approved Assembly Bill 1482, which establishes statewide rent and eviction controls.  The new law is effective on January 1, 2020.  The following is a summary of the rent cap portion of the new law, which is found in the newly created Civil…

October 19, 2019 | Landlord-Tenant Law |

City of San Jose Enacts Housing Payment Equality Ordinance

Effective September 27, 2019, the San Jose Housing Payment Equality Ordinance prohibits discrimination against housing voucher holders who apply for rental housing in San José. The ordinance enables applicants who receive financial assistance to be considered in an equal manner to all other applicants. The ordinance is intended to expand…

October 5, 2019 | Landlord-Tenant Law |