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Your landlord has obligations

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. When an individual or company rents out residential property, the landlord has certain obligations. For example, if you are renting an apartment in Los Angeles, it must be “habitable.” Also, while you are renting the property, your landlord is responsible for making necessary repairs and normal maintenance in...

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How to Avoid Slumlords

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Tips to Avoid Renting from Slumlords in Los Angeles Finding an affordable place to live in Los Angeles can be difficult, especially when you want to find an apartment that is nice, located in a good neighborhood and does not require too long a commute to work. Another...

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New law bars landlords from reporting tenants to ICE

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. This week, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation that made California a “sanctuary state” that offers protection to the state’s undocumented immigrants. This is the latest salvo in the immigration battle between the Trump administration and Gov. Brown. The law, which will not be in effect until Jan. 1,...

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