The Economic Implications of Rent Control

Since the housing crisis, the demand for affordable rental housing has skyrocketed as Americans...

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The Future of Multifamily Housing: More 2018 Regulations and Legislation

2017 was undoubtedly a busy year for multifamily legislation. With bills like California’s...

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Trump’s Tax Plan Might Not Be So Bad for the Rental Industry

Congress’s H.R. 1, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” passed on November 16th and it is now up to the...

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Property Managers Fear Trending Rent Control Legislation

If you weren’t aware of rent control legislation, now is the time to be active. Bills proposing...

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Gov. Brown Signs California Multifamily Housing Legislation

With the deadline close, Gov. Brown has finally signed the bulk of the proposed California...

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January 05, 2016

2016 Multifamily Housing Legislative Changes

With 2016 already here, new legislation has accompanied the New Year. Keep up to date with the new changes taking effect in California, and some potential legislation from across the nation that could impact your state in the New Year.

CALIFORNIA:

New Protected Classes (SB 600)

This legislation adds citizenship, primary language, and immigration status to the list of protected classes from discrimination. However, this bill does not require the provision of services or documents to be in any other language than English.

October 27, 2015

Federal "Ban the Box" Bill Introduced in U.S. Congress

Bipartisan, Bicameral Group of Lawmakers Unveil Legislation Aimed at Federal Contractors

"Ban the box" legislation has been introduced for the first time at the federal level, reflecting a broader...

October 08, 2015

California Governor Signs Strictest Equal Pay Law in U.S.

This article was originally published on October 7, 2015 by Seyfarth Shaw, LLP

Yesterday, October 6, California Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Fair Pay Act, which media observers have...

September 22, 2015

States are Changing Their Hiring Laws, are You Affected?

All across the U.S. there are civil rights activists fighting for employees who are being discriminated against during the hiring process. There are arguments about the use of criminal records and...