Is Toxic Mold Lurking in Your Rental Property? Here’s What You Need to Know!
Is Toxic Mold Lurking in Your Rental Property? Here’s What You Need to Know! As a tenant, it is important to keep your living space healthy and safe. One potential danger that you should be aware of is toxic mold. Mold can grow in damp areas and cause health problems such as allergies, asthma, and […]
What Is an Illegal Eviction in California?
What Is an Illegal Eviction in California? As California’s largest tenant’s rights law firm, Tenant Law Group has represented countless tenants who suffered wrongful evictions by landlords using a wide range of illegal tactics. That’s why we only represent renters, and why we never represent landlords. California law protects tenants from being illegally evicted or […]
Understanding Loss of Use (Rent Differential) Damages
Understanding Loss of Use (Rent Differential) Damages In the landlord-tenant context, the term “loss of use” refers to one of the most important measures of money damages available to a tenant wrongfully evicted from a rental unit–particularly in a city with rent control (e.g., San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, San Jose, Mountain View, Richmond, East Palo Alto, […]
Understanding the Implied Covenant of Quiet Enjoyment
Understanding the Implied Covenant of Quiet Enjoyment Under California law, every residential lease contains two implied promises (or “covenants”) that apply regardless of whether they explicitly appear in a rental agreement. One is the warranty of habitability, which provides that rented properties must meet certain minimum standards of liveability, as set forth in California Civil […]