Category: Notice Requirements

Notice Requirements

Tenants’ Privacy Rights: What You Need to Know

What You Should Know About Tenants' Privacy Rights

These days we give up a certain degree of privacy just so that we can perform basic duties, enjoy certain benefits, and generally live our lives. However, it's one thing to sacrifice a few inconveniences online, but it is entirely different to have essential privacy rights violated in the comfort and sanctity of your own living space. Your right to privacy is a fundamental renting right. General Privacy Rights Prior... Read More

Common But Unenforceable Bay Area Lease Terms

Common But Unenforceable Bay Area Lease Terms

It was the apartment of your dreams, so you signed the lease without giving it much thought. But now there are problems. And you don’t know what to do. Afterall, you signed the lease and now you have no choice. Not so fast. A lease is a contract and as such, it must be in accordance with the rules of contract law. One of the principles of contract law is... Read More

Eviction Notices

Common Eviction Notices Before a landlord can file an eviction lawsuit against a tenant they must first abide by the applicable notice requirements. The type and content of the eviction notice depends on the city/county in question. If the tenant does not vacate within the specified notice period a landlord can thereafter file an eviction / unlawful detainer lawsuit. The most common notices are: Three Day Notice to Cure /... Read More

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