CAA unveils new, revised forms for 2015

control-427512_1280The California Apartment Association has published three new rental forms, as well as revisions to more than a dozen existing forms and related instruction sheets.

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U.S. Supreme Court hearing disparate impact case

On Jan. 21, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project. This case, which deals with tax credits for low-income housing, will address the validity of disparate impact claims under the Federal Fair Housing Act (FHA).

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State agency issues proposed Proposition 65 warning regulations

On Jan. 16, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment issued proposed revisions to its Proposition 65 warning regulations. The newly proposed regulations would replace the voluntary “safe harbor” provisions in the current rules with a new safe harbor intended to provide more information to consumers and the public.

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VIDEO: Clearing the air on smoke detector law

Under California law, smoke detectors with disposable batteries are vanishing from store shelves.

But they don’t have to disappear from your rental units. If you have an old fashioned device, you can leave it alone. Just make sure it works and has fresh batteries. Have some old fashioned smoke detectors in stock? You can install them, but only until July.

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Legal Q&A: Does selling my rented duplex terminate existing leases?

Question: This month’s rent check from a tenant had a second name printed below the tenant’s name on the upper left corner of the check. If I cash the check for this month’s rent, am I changing the terms of tenancy? Answer: The mere fact that another p …

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Legal Q&A: Minimize risk when rejecting tenant application

Question: What is the best way to say no to an application and avoid a discrimination lawsuit? The prospect’s credit is worse than he said it was, and I want to avoid trouble. Answer: You are required by law to inform the tenant of the reasons in writi …

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Legal Q&A: Can I ban pit bulls while allowing other pets?

Question: My rental property is a house in a rural area. I do allow animals but do not want any pit bulls.  Can I specifically state that? Answer: You can determine what type of animals, if any, you allow on the property and should make this clear in t …

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leg conf 2015

 

The California Apartment Association’s Legislative Conference is your annual opportunity to enjoy, embrace and experience the collective power of the rental housing industry. On March 10, join your industry peers in Sacramento to educate lawmakers about the important service you provide to Californians. Participating in CAA’s Legislative Conference is among the most important steps you can take to advance your business and the rental housing industry – and to keep CAA one of the most influential political advocacy groups in the state.

TitleStart DateInformation
Rental Owners Council (CAA Tri-County Member’s Only)01-07-2015Read More
CCRM Series – January 8 – February 5, 201501-08-2015Read More
Professional Property Managers’ Forum01-20-2015Read More
Landlord Toolbox: Best Practices, Tips and Local Wisdom01-20-2015Read More
Mold & Fungi Awareness01-21-2015Read More
Keys To Locking Out Lawsuits and Lowering Taxes01-22-2015Read More
Asset Protection Strategies & Disaster Preparedness Webinar01-22-2015Read More
Fair Housing: It’s The Law01-27-2015Read More
CAA 2015 New Forms Update01-28-2015Read More
4 Hour Lead Safe Renovator Refresher Training01-29-2015Read More
CAA Tri-County Outlook 201501-29-2015Read More
Professional Property Managers’ Forum01-29-2015Read More

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California Apartment Association

The California Apartment Association is the nation’s largest statewide organization representing the rental housing industry. For more than 70 years, CAA has served apartment owners and managers through tireless work in public affairs, education and customer service. We are proud to be the definitive voice of the multifamily housing industry in California.

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TitleStart DateInformation
Rental Owners Council (CAA Tri-County Member’s Only)01-07-2015Read More
CCRM Series – January 8 – February 5, 201501-08-2015Read More
Professional Property Managers’ Forum01-20-2015Read More
Landlord Toolbox: Best Practices, Tips and Local Wisdom01-20-2015Read More
Mold & Fungi Awareness01-21-2015Read More
Keys To Locking Out Lawsuits and Lowering Taxes01-22-2015Read More
Asset Protection Strategies & Disaster Preparedness Webinar01-22-2015Read More
Fair Housing: It’s The Law01-27-2015Read More
CAA 2015 New Forms Update01-28-2015Read More
4 Hour Lead Safe Renovator Refresher Training01-29-2015Read More
CAA Tri-County Outlook 201501-29-2015Read More
Professional Property Managers’ Forum01-29-2015Read More