2019 New Laws

Q: I am a landlord and my tenant normally pays me the rent in person. A person I have never met is trying to pay the rent on behalf of my tenant.  The check has the name of the third party on it and I do not want to create a tenancy with this new party.  Do I have to...

Surviving Small Claims Court

San Diego Court Website – Small Claims Court http://www.sdcourt.ca.gov/portal/page?_pageid=55,1424399&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL Small Claims Court Forms http://www.sdcourt.ca.gov/portal/page?_pageid=55,1424466&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL...

Section 8 Tenants

Q: I am a landlord of an apartment complex. I have several tenants that receive government assistance through Section 8 housing. All of my Section 8 contracts state the landlord is responsible for paying the water bill. However, I have one tenant that always has a...