Category: Owner’s Right to Enter

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

Common Types of Bay Area Tenant Harassment

Common Types of Tenant Harassment

Like all relationships, the landlord -  tenant relationship can take various forms. Often, it can have an adversarial tone to it and sometimes it's just the usual ups and downs. But other times, it can go too far if the landlord crosses the line into tenant harassment. Sadly, it's not unusual for landlords to harass their tenants to get them to leave, especially if they have rent and eviction control.... Read More

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