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The Legal Difference Between Renting a Room Versus House Hacking

House hacking: also known as, does this count as a fraternity? In serious terms, house hacking is when you are not renting out a property as a whole, but bedroom by bedroom. In a four-bedroom house, you may have four renters sharing the common areas but having private bedrooms, possibly

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What to Do if your Applicant is Under House Arrest

The Federal Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) update on April 5th reports that home confinement has already increased “by over 40% since March” and the Attorney General’s emergency order will only further increase these numbers.

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Rental Housing Legislation

California Criminal Records Under Attack

A bill aiming to restrict landlords’ and property managers’ ability to factor in criminal records in their tenant screening has surfaced in California. Although still

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Rental Housing Legislation

New rental housing laws

2019 turned the rental housing industry upside down – with rent caps, stricter tenant screening regulations, and increased tenants’ rights – and set precedent for

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COVID-19

What to Do if your Applicant is Under House Arrest

The Federal Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) update on April 5th reports that home confinement has already increased “by over 40% since March” and the Attorney General’s emergency order will only further increase these numbers.

Read More
Rental Housing Legislation

California Criminal Records Under Attack

A bill aiming to restrict landlords’ and property managers’ ability to factor in criminal records in their tenant screening has surfaced in California. Although still

Read More
Rental Housing Legislation

New rental housing laws

2019 turned the rental housing industry upside down – with rent caps, stricter tenant screening regulations, and increased tenants’ rights – and set precedent for

Read More