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My Landlord’s Selling My Building, And Now I Have To Fill Out A Bunch Of Forms?
The forms you described are legally characterized as "estoppel certificates." Estoppel is the fancy legal term for preventing a person from asserting a fact or a claim inconsistent with a position they previously maintained. READ MORE →
Can Our Landlord Kick Us Out When Our Roommate Moves?
Remember, because you live in a house, a single-family dwelling, you are only protected by the "just cause" provisions of the Rent Ordinance, not the price controls. The landlord can increase the rent as much he wants to. READ MORE →
Can My Landlord “Bank” My Annual Rent Increases?
"Landlords: They are legion, they do not forgive, they do not forget. Expect annual rent increases." READ MORE →
Should I Take A $40,000 Buyout Offer?
I am 65 years old. I've lived in my apartment for 22 years. I pay just under $900 for a junior one bedroom on the top floor in the San Francisco Mission district.The landlord offered me a buyout to vacate for $40,000. Should I ask for $60,000? READ MORE →
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